September 1965

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The following events occurred in September 1965:

September 1, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Indo-Pakistani War of 1965: Pakistan launches Operation Grand Slam, with the objective of capturing the vital town of Akhnoor in Jammu, so as to sever communications and cut off supply routes to Indian troops. Pakistani leader Ayub Khan states that "Hindu morale will not stand more than a couple of hard blows at the right time and place"[1] India responds by calling in its air force.
  • Born: Craig McLachlan, Australian actor and singer, in Long Jetty, New South Wales

September 2, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

September 3, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

September 4, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

September 5, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

September 6, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

September 7, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Pakistan celebrates Air Force Day on account of heavy retaliations to India.
  • The People's Republic of China announces that it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border.
  • Vietnam War: In a follow-up to August's Operation Starlite, United States Marines and South Vietnamese forces initiate Operation Piranha on the Batangan Peninsula, 23 miles (37 km) south of the Chu Lai Marine base.

September 8, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

September 9, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

Flooding in New Orleans caused by Hurricane Betsy

September 10, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

September 11, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

September 12, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

September 13, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

September 14, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

September 15, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

September 16, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

  • China protests against Indian provocations in its border region.
  • In Iraq, Prime Minister Arif Abd ar-Razzaq's attempted coup fails.
  • Died: Fred Quimby, 79, US animated film producer

September 17, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

September 18, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

September 19, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

September 20, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

September 21, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

September 22, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Radio Peking announces that Indian troops have dismantled their equipment on the Chinese side of the border.
  • British cargo ship Tactician, laden with explosives, catches fire off Canvey Island, Essex. The ship is flooded during firefighting operations.[15]

September 23, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

September 24, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • Sporadic fighting continues between Indian and Pakistani troops.
  • The British governor of Aden, Sir Richard Turnbull, cancels the constitution and takes direct control of the protectorate, because of the bad security situation.[17]

September 25, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

September 26, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The decommissioned East German training ship Albin Köbis is sunk as a target off Rosenort.[18]
  • USSR cruise ship Nadezhda Krupskaya runs aground off Stockholm, Sweden. All 94 passengers are returned to Stockholm by a Swedish ship.[19]
  • Born: Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress, in Lisbon
  • Died: James Fitzmaurice, 67, Irish aviator

September 27, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

September 28, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

Crater of Taal Volcano, Philippines, following the 1965 eruption
  • Fidel Castro announces that anyone who wants to can emigrate to the United States.
  • Taal Volcano in Luzon, Philippines, erupts, killing hundreds.
  • British ship Sir Joseph Rawlinson sinks after a collision with a hopper barge. Ten crew members are rescued by the tug Danube VIII, but nine others die.[21] The ship was raised in the following year.[22]
  • Aviator James Fitzmaurice is given a state funeral in Dublin.[23]

September 29, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

September 30, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Underestimating India". Indian Express. 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  2. ^ The Lennox Lewis interview. Playboy online. April 2002. Accessed October 6, 2006
  3. ^ Frindall, Bill (2009). Ask Bearders. BBC Books. p. 181. ISBN 978-1-84607-880-4. 
  4. ^ (Italian) Results at sportpro.it
  5. ^ Earl Mills (1999). Dorothy Dandridge: An Intimate Biography. p. 196. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  6. ^ "Ship Capsizes in North Sea Gale" The Times (London). Thursday, 9 September 1965. (56422), col E, p. 10.
  7. ^ Reuters (1983-06-20). "Iran reportedly executes 16 Baha'is in secret". New York Times. 
  8. ^ John Gordon Melton (1965-09-10). "Father Divine (American religious leader) - Britannica Online Encyclopedia". Britannica.com. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  9. ^ CBC Digital Archives. Accessed 11 January 2014
  10. ^ 1965 Legislative Assembly Election African Elections Database
  11. ^ Aviation Safety Network N708PA accident synopsis retrieved 2010-06-13
  12. ^ Pedersen, Niels (19 November 2007). "Mordene der rystede Danmark" (in Danish). B.T. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "Prompt – Phillip Street Theatre" (PDF). National Library of Australia. February 2012. p. 7. Retrieved 21 November 2012. "Commencing 18 September. A Cup of Tea, a Bex and a Good Lie Down. Starring: Gloria Dawn, John Ewart, Reginald Livermore, Brigid Lenihan, Kevan Johnston, Judith Roberts, Donald MacDonald, Barbara Wyndon. 7 programs" .
  14. ^ US Losses in the Vietnam War
  15. ^ "Fire in Explosives Cargo Ship" The Times (London). Thursday, 23 September 1956. (56434), col E, p. 12.
  16. ^ Official History of the 1965 War, p240 Accessed 12 January 2014
  17. ^ Peter Hinchcliffe, John T. Ducker, Maria Holt, Without Glory in Arabia: The British Retreat from Aden, I B Tauris, 2007. ISBN 978 1 845111 140 3. p 138-9
  18. ^ Johnny E. Balsved, ed. (22 February 2003). "Hvidbjørnen (1929 – 1943)". Naval History  – Royal Danish Navy. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  19. ^ "94 Passengers Taken off Soviet Liner" The Times (London). Monday, 27 September 1965. (56437), col A, p. 8.
  20. ^ Stenn, David (1988). Clara Bow: Runnin' Wild. Doubleday.
  21. ^ "Ship Sinks in Fog: Nine Lost" The Times (London). Wednesday, 29 September 1965. (56439), col C, p. 10.
  22. ^ Lane, Anthony (2009). Shipwrecks of Kent. Stroud: The History Press. pp. p34, 81. ISBN 978-0-7524-1720-2. 
  23. ^ "Funeral of Irish Aviation Pioneer" (fee required). The Irish Times. 29 September 1965. p. 7. 
  24. ^ "Freak Storm Hits Bermuda" The Times (London). Friday, 1 October 1965. (56441), col F, p. 10.