On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1965

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

LA Dodgers future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax throws his 4th career no-hitter and first perfect game in a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax
  • Tibet is made an autonomous region of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Epperson, American actress (Ashley Abbott-Young & Restless), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Dan Majerle, American NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Todd Zeile, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles,

Famous Deaths

  • Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer, dies at 90
1965 Highlights

About September 9, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo