What Happened on October 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
  • Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
  • Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets
  • Pope Paul VI named MR Perey bishop's helper of New Orleans

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Cahill, Australia, tennis star
  • Francesca Dellera, [Cervellera], actress (Capriccio), born in Rome, Italy
  • Jill Powell, actress (Marcy-As The World Turns), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Robert Goff, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)
  • Roger Dube, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Tom Moody, cricket batsman (Australian 1989-92 Ton in 26 mins)

Famous Deaths

  • [John] Selwyn (Brooke) Lloyd, British statesman, dies