On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "La Grusse Valise" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 7 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frank Borman and Jim Lovell Splash down in Atlantic after two week Gemini VII mission

Astronaut Frank Borman
Frank Borman
  • Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates

Famous Birthdays

  • Angeliki Kaneltopoutous, Greece, tennis star
  • Brian Walton, points race cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Mick Collins, American musician (The Gories, The Dirtbombs)
  • Tommy Davidson, American actor
  • Willie Blair, Paintsville KY, pitcher (San Diego Padres)