Historical Events for October 1965

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Events 1 - 53 of 53

1st - Failed coup under lt col Untung in Indonesia
1st - France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
2nd - Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
2nd - Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
2nd - Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets
2nd - Pope Paul VI named MR Perey bishop's helper of New Orleans
3rd - Cubs tie major league record of 3 triple plays in a season
3rd - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
3rd - Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher
4th - "Pickwick" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 56 performances
4th - Pope Paul VI becomes 1st Pope to visit Western Hemisphere (UN)
4th - USSR launches Luna 7; crash lands on Moon
5th - Chuck Linster performs 6,006 consecutive push-ups
5th - Dick McInnes stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite
6th - Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"
6th - William Goodhart's "Generation" premieres in NYC
7th - Charles Linster does 6,006 consecutive push-ups
7th - 50 mph gust helps Robert Mitera ace 447-yd 10th hole at Miracle Hills, Omaha, Nebr to score world's longest straight hole-in-one
MLB Pitcher Whitey FordMLB Pitcher Whitey Ford 8th - Muslims in Jakarta set fire to PKI-headquarters
8th - Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England
8th - Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
8th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
9th - 16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19½-12½ at Royal Birkdale, England
9th - Beatles' "Yesterday" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
10th - "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
10th - The Supremes appear on Ed Sullivan Show
10th - "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson
14th - Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km
14th - Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
15th - Dodgers & Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
15th - WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting
16th - "Drat! - The Cat!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 perfs
17th - "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" opens in NYC for 280 perfs
17th - WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
20th - 19th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-2 at Montreal
20th - Beatles receive a gold record for "Yesterday"
20th - Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia
21st - KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
21st - Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward
21st - Vivian Beaumont Theater (NYC) opens
21st - Comet Ikeya-Seki approaches perihelion, passing 450,000 kilometers from the sun.
24th - Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today" premieres
24th - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
24th - 16th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 14 points
25th - Rolling Stones release "Get Off of My Cloud"
26th - Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
26th - Sylvia Likens tortured by teen girl gang
27th - WCFT TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
28th - Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
28th - Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion
29th - US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
30th - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Las Cruces Golf Open
30th - Fireworks explosions kill 50 in Cartagena, Colombia

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