On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1965

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

Jill Soloway

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


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
1965 Highlights

About September 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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