What Happened in September 1965

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Indo-Pakistani conflict - Pakistani counter-attack (Operation Grand Slam,)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his MLB 400th career HR (off Curt Simmons) in Chicago's 5-3 win v St. Louis at Wrigley Field; Simmons also gave up Willie Mays' 400th HR in 1963

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Sep 2 Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends
  • Sep 3 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
  • Sep 3 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei
  • Sep 3 Preparing a move to Anaheim, the Los Angeles Angels change their name to the California Angels
  • Sep 4 Beatles' single "Help!" goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Sep 4 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 Rock group Who's van is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
  • Sep 6 India invades West Pakistan - official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 6 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 7 -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Mississippi & Louisiana
  • Sep 7 China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.
  • Sep 8 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
  • Sep 8 Kansas City A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 9 Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Sep 9 Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
  • Sep 9 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
  • Sep 10 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 10 Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
  • Sep 10 WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Sep 11 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • Sep 11 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
  • Sep 12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • Sep 12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 12 17th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show" & Dick Van Dyke win

Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
  • Sep 12 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)
  • Sep 13 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • Sep 13 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • Sep 13 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 13 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Sep 14 "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • Sep 14 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
  • Sep 15 "Lost in Space" premieres
  • Sep 16 Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleveland Indians, 2-0
  • Sep 16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • Sep 17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 18 TV comedy "Get Smart" created by Mel Brooks and starring Don Adams premieres

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

Actress Barbara Eden
Actress
Barbara Eden
  • Sep 19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • Sep 19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • Sep 20 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • Sep 21 Singapore admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • Sep 22 India and Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect, ending Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 24 Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
  • Sep 24 Saudi Arabian & Egyptian accord over Yemen
  • Sep 24 Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
  • Sep 25 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • Sep 25 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
  • Sep 25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • Sep 25 Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • Sep 26 LPGA Championship, Stardust CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 stroke from Clifford Ann Creed
  • Sep 26 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Sep 26 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire
  • Sep 28 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
  • Sep 28 Taal Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines killing around 100
  • Sep 29 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Sep 29 St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)
  • Sep 29 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 29 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season
  • Sep 30 Donovan's 1st US TV appearance (Shindig)
  • Sep 30 LA Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Sep 1 Hardy Nickerson, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Sep 2 Doug Linton, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Santa Ana, California

Person of interestLennox Lewis

Sep 2 Lennox Lewis, British, Canadian boxer (Olympic gold 1988, undisputed world heavyweight champion), born in London, England

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • Sep 2 Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian filmmaker

Person of interestCharlie Sheen

Sep 3 Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estévez], American actor (Wall St, Platoon), born in NYC, New York

  • Sep 3 Maurizio Mansi, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Sep 3 Todd Lewis, musician (Toadies)
  • Sep 4 Terri Lynn Doss, playmate (Jul, 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 5 Christopher Nolan, Irish handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock), born in Mullingar, Ireland (d. 2009)
  • Sep 5 Tony Martin, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 5 César Rincón, Colombian matador, born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Sep 5 Chris Gore, American filmmaker, born in Big Rapids, Michigan
  • Sep 5 David Brabham, Australian auto racer (Le Mans 24 Hours 2009), born in London, England
  • Sep 6 John Polson, Australian actor (The Sum of Us) and film director, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 7 Bruce Armstrong, American NFL offensive tackle (NE Patriots), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 7 Danny Harris, American 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • Sep 7 Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer (won European Golden Boot Award 1991), born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • Sep 7 Andreas Thom, German footballer (Dynamo Berlin), born in Rüdersdorf, East Germany
  • Sep 7 Uta Pippig, German long distance runner, born in Leipzig, Germany
  • Sep 8 Barbra Fontana Harris, Manhattan Beach CA, volleyballer (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • Sep 9 Brenda Epperson, actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Sep 9 Dan Majerle, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Sep 9 Marc Dunn, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Sep 9 Todd Zeile, Van Nuys CA, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Sep 10 Allison Daughtry, actress (Guilding Light)
  • Sep 10 Brian Washington, NFL safety (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 11 John Schofield, BBC journalist (d. 1995)
  • Sep 11 Tony Woods, American NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Newark, New Jersey

Person of interestBashar al-Assad

Sep 11 Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria (2000-present), born in Damascus, Syria

President of Syria Bashar al-Assad
President of Syria
Bashar al-Assad
  • Sep 11 Paul Heyman, American entertainment producer and wrestling manager, born in Westchester County, New York
  • Sep 11 Moby [Richard Hall], American musician (Play, 18), born in Harlem, New York
  • Sep 12 Silke Hörner, German breaststroke swimmer (2 Olympic gold 1988), born in Leipzig, Germany
  • Sep 12 Vernon Maxwell, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 12 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host, born in Greåker, Sarpsborg, Norway
  • Sep 12 John Norwood Fisher, American musician (Fishbone)
  • Sep 13 Zak Starkey, English rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • Sep 13 Annie Duke, American poker player, born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • Sep 13 Jeffrey Ross, American stand-up comedian, born in Springfield, New Jersey
  • Sep 14 Troy Neel, American baseball player, born in Freeport, Texas

Person of interestDmitry Medvedev

Sep 14 Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister of Russia), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev
  • Sep 15 Rob Whitlock, Australian golfer, born in Newcastle, NSW
  • Sep 16 Katy Kurtzman, actress (Lindsay-Dynasty), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 17 Yuji Naka, Japanese video game programmer
  • Sep 17 Guy Picciotto, American musician (Rites of Spring, Fugazi)
  • Sep 17 Bryan Singer, American director
  • Sep 19 Debbye Turner, Miss America (1990) and TV host, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sep 19 Katrina McClain, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 19 Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress (Highlander: The Series), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep 19 Sabine Paturel, French singer (Les Bêtises) and actress, born in Toulon, France
  • Sep 20 Robert Rusler, actor (Game of Love, Vamp, Thrashin')
  • Sep 21 Richard Brown, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 22 Mark Guthrie, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 22 Andy Cairns, Irish musician
  • Sep 23 Ian Leggatt, Cambridge Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Canadian Tour)
  • Sep 23 Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
  • Sep 24 Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords)
  • Sep 25 Scottie Pippen, Hamburg, Arkansas, American NBA forward (Bulls, Olympic 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Sep 26 Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress

Person of interestJill Soloway

Sep 26 Jill Soloway, American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway
  • Sep 27 Steve Kerr, American basketball guard/coach (8 NBA titles as player & coach), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sep 27 Ricky Fuji, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Sep 27 Alexis Stewart, American radio personality
  • Sep 27 Bernard Lord, Premier of New Brunswick
  • Sep 28 Joel Rane, author (Step on Up)
  • Sep 28 Ginger Fish, American drummer (Marilyn Manson)
  • Sep 29 Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos/Neth dancer (Josephine)
  • Sep 29 Trent Yawney, Hudson Bay, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Sep 30 Kathleen Madigan, American comedian

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 17 Tennis star Billie Jean King (21) weds attorney Larry King (20) in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 25 Novelist Danielle Steel (18) weds banker Claude-Eric Lazard

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Johannes Bobrowski, German poet and writer, dies at 48
  • Sep 3 Otto Lederer, Austrian actor (The Jazz Singer), dies at 79
  • Sep 4 Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90
  • Sep 5 Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882)
  • Sep 6 Konstantin G. Mostras, Russian composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 7 Catherine Dale Owen, actress (Behind Office Doors), dies at 62
  • Sep 8 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42
  • Sep 9 Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 10 Robert "Bobby" Jordan, American actor (Dead End Kids, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild), dies of sclerosis of liver at 42
  • Sep 10 Father Divine [Reverend Major Jealous Divine], "the Messenger", African American religious leader
  • Sep 11 Ralph C. Smedley, Founder of Toastmasters International (b. 1878)
  • Sep 13 Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (b. 1915)
  • Sep 14 Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies at 76
  • Sep 15 Steve Brown, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Sep 16 Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906)
  • Sep 16 Fred Quimby, American film producer (Tom and Jerry cartoons), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Sep 22 Othmar Ammann, Swiss-American bridge engineer, dies at 86
  • Sep 26 Otto Nothling, Australian rugby union player and cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies at 65
  • Sep 26 James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898)

Person of interestClara Bow

Sep 27 Clara Bow, US actress (It), dies at 60

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow
  • Sep 27 Harry Reser, American banjo player and bandleader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 69
  • Sep 28 Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness
  • Sep 30 E. E. Smith, American food engineer and sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75