What Happened on October 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Muslims in Jakarta set fire to PKI headquarters
  • Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
  • Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Ardal O'Hanlon, Irish comedian and actor
  • C-Jay Ramone, American musician (The Ramones)
  • Martin Mayhew, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Matt Biondi, US 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-84, 88, 92)
  • Ross Flemer, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Newport Beach, California