On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1965

Historical Events

Music Single

Beatles release single "Yesterday" - just Paul, with a strings arranged by George Martin

  • Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast

Baseball Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Duke, American poker player, born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • Jeffrey Ross, American stand-up comedian, born in Springfield, New Jersey
  • Zak Starkey, English rock drummer (Oasis; The Who), son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (b. 1915)
1965 Highlights

About September 13, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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