On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Stardust CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 stroke from Clifford Ann Creed
  • Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress, born in Lisbon, Portugal

Person of interestJill Soloway

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

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway

Famous Deaths

  • James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898)
  • Otto Nothling, Australian rugby union player and cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies at 65