Historical Events in October 1965

  • 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

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3rd Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

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3rd Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 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
  • 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 performances
  • 17th "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" opens in NYC for 280 performances
  • 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