What Happened on October 10, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson
  • The Supremes appear on Ed Sullivan Show

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Perriman, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins)
  • Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Clive Jones, British engineer
  • Rebecca Pidgeon, American actress
  • Steve Scalise, American politician
  • Toshi, Japanese singer (X Japan)

Famous Deaths

  • Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer, dies at 63