September 1965 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 Indo-Pakistani conflict - Pakistani counter-attack (Operation Grand Slam,)
  • Sep 2 Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends
  • Sep 3 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic

Catholic Encyclical

Sep 3 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei

  • Sep 6 India invades West Pakistan, beginning the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 7 -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Mississippi & Louisiana
  • Sep 7 China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border
  • Sep 8 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida

Event of Interest

Sep 9 François Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

  • Sep 9 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
  • Sep 10 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 11 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
  • Sep 13 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast
  • Sep 14 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
  • Sep 16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • Sep 19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • Sep 21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • Sep 21 Singapore admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • Sep 22 India and Pakistan cease-fire goes into effect, ending the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 24 Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
  • Sep 24 Saudi Arabian & Egyptian accord over Yemen
  • Sep 24 Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
  • Sep 25 Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • Sep 26 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Sep 28 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
  • Sep 28 Taal Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines killing around 100
  • Sep 29 St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 5 César Rincón, Colombian matador, born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Sep 6 Christopher Nolan, Irish handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock), born in Mullingar, Ireland (d. 2009)

Bashar al-AssadBashar al-Assad (57 years old)

Sep 11 President of Syria (2000-), born in Damascus, Syria

  • Sep 13 Annie Duke, American poker player, born in Concord, New Hampshire

Dmitry MedvedevDmitry Medvedev (57 years old)

Sep 14 Russian politician (President and Prime Minister of Russia), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

  • Sep 17 Bryan Singer, American film and television director (The Usual Suspects), born in New York City
  • Sep 18 Uğur Şahin, German immunologist (BioNTech - created 1st mRNA-based vaccine for COVID-19), born in İskenderun, Turkey
  • Sep 19 Tim Scott, American politician (Senator-R-South Carolina 2013-, Rep-R-SC 2011-13), born in North Charleston, South Carolina

Petro PoroshenkoPetro Poroshenko (57 years old)

Sep 26 Ukrainian candy maker, businessman and President of Ukraine (2014-19), born in Bolhrad, Ukraine, Soviet Union

  • Sep 27 Alexis Stewart, American radio personality, born in New York City
  • Sep 27 Bernard Lord, Premier of New Brunswick

Weddings in History

Danielle Steel

Sep 25 Novelist Danielle Steel (18) weds banker Claude-Eric Lazard

Deaths in History

  • Sep 2 Johannes Bobrowski, German poet and writer, dies at 48
  • Sep 4 Albert Schweitzer, German-French theologian and philosopher (Nobel Peace Prize 1954), dies at 90
  • Sep 5 Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (b. 1882)
  • Sep 10 Father Divine [Reverend Major Jealous Divine], "the Messenger", African American religious leader
  • Sep 11 Ralph C. Smedley, American Founder of Toastmasters International, dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Jean B. Fletcher, American architect (TAC, the Architects' Collaborative), dies of cancer at 50
  • Sep 14 Lydia Mei, Estonian artist who specialized in watercolors and still lifes, dies at 69
  • Sep 18 Marshall Field IV, American newspaper publisher (owned Chicago Daily News), dies at 49
  • Sep 22 Othmar Ammann, Swiss-American bridge engineer (George Washington Bridge; Walt Whitman Bridge; Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge), dies at 86
  • Sep 26 James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898)
  • Sep 30 E. E. Smith, American food engineer and sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75