On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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"A Charlie Brown Christmas" first Peanuts animated special premieres on CBS in the US

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz
  • Frank Robinson is traded from Cincinnati to the Orioles
  • Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Soviet Praesidium

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Savage, Livdnia Mich, actor (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
  • Joe Ausanio, American baseball player
  • Karla Nelson, Pine City Minn, Ms America (1993)
  • Vecepia Towery, American Survivor contestant

Famous Deaths

  • Branch Rickey, American baseball executive (b. 1884)