What Happened on October 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chuck Linster performs 6,006 consecutive push-ups
  • Dick McInnes from Henderson, Kentucky stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite pulled by a speedboat along the Ohio River

Famous Birthdays

  • John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics-1996), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mario Lemieux, NHL high scoring center (Pitts Penguin, #66), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Patrick Roy, Canadian NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche), born in Quebec City, Qu├ębec

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Paul Moloney, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Richey Reneberg, tennis star (1995 Australian doubles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer, dies at 79