On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1965

Historical Events

  • Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season
  • Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)
  • WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Fora van Leijenhorst, Curacaos-Dutch dancer (Josephine)
  • Iain Baker, English pop musician (Jesus Jones), born in Charshalton, England
  • Trent Yawney, Canadian NHL player and coach (Calgary Flames), born in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan
1965 Highlights

About September 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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