On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
  • Kansas City A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbra Fontana Harris, American volleyball player (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Manhattan Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42