On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Funny Girl" based on the life of Fanny Brice, with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway
  • AFL Championship, Balboa Stadium San Diego: Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 23-0; repeat previous year's win over SD

Radio History

Paul McCartney is interviewed on pirate radio station Radio Caroline

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Husaby, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Nico Donkersloot, Dutch literary and writer, dies at 63
1965 Highlights

About December 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn