Historical Events in 1965 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 of 679

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 9 Singapore separates from the Federation of Malaysia and gains its independence

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Aug 10 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
  • Aug 11 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles
  • Aug 11 Beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
  • Aug 11 Watts riots begin in Southeast Los Angeles, lasts 6 days
  • Aug 12 Dame Elizabeth Lane becomes first female English High Court judge
  • Aug 12 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
  • Aug 12 Race riot in West Side of Chicago
  • Aug 14 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
  • Aug 14 Continental Football League plays 1st games
  • Aug 14 Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" hits #1
  • Aug 15 47th PGA Championship: Dave Marr shoots a 280 at Laurel Valley GC PA
  • Aug 15 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium
  • Aug 15 Mary Mills wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
  • Aug 15 Japanese community of SF holds Masanori Murakami Day at Candlestick Park to honor 1st Japanese player to play in major leagues
  • Aug 16 AFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Hank Aaron loses a HR, because he hit it out of batter's box

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Aug 18 Orioles' Brooks Robinson hits into his record tying (George Sisler)
  • Aug 19 Auschwitz trials end with 6 life sentences
  • Aug 19 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney 2nd no-hitter of year beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
  • Aug 20 Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK
  • Aug 20 Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
  • Aug 21 Gemini 5 launched into Earth orbit (2 astronauts)
  • Aug 21 Romania adopts constitution
  • Aug 21 The Crusher beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ
  • Aug 22 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open
  • Aug 22 San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marachal hits LA Dodger catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl
  • Aug 24 26th Venice Film Festival: "Sandra" directed by Luchino Visconti wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 27 The Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
  • Aug 27 WTVI TV channel 42 in Charlotte, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music concertMusic Concert

Aug 28 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guiter at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Aug 28 1st Subway sandwich shop opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Aug 29 Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 29 Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Aug 30 Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball
  • Aug 30 Section of Allalin glacier wipes out construction site at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland
  • Aug 31 US Congress establishes Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Aug 31 The Aero Spacelines Super Guppy Aircraft makes its first flight.
  • Sep 1 Indo-Pakistani conflict - Pakistani counter-attack (Operation Grand Slam,)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his 400th HR (off Curt Simmons)

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Sep 2 Treblinka trial in Dusseldorf ends
  • Sep 3 Curt Flood's record of 568 straight chances without an error begins
  • Sep 3 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
  • Sep 3 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit 3 HRs in a game
  • Sep 3 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Mysterium Fidei
  • Sep 3 Preparing a move to Anaheim, Angels change their name from LA to Calif
  • Sep 4 Beatles' single "Help!" goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Sep 4 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 4 Rock group Who's van is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen
  • Sep 6 India invades West Pakistan - official beginning of the Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 6 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 7 -10] Hurricane Betsy, kills 74 in Florida, Miss & La
  • Sep 7 China announces that it will reinforce its troops in the Indian border.
  • Sep 8 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana & Florida
  • Sep 8 KC A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 9 Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Sep 9 Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
  • Sep 9 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China
  • Sep 10 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 10 Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
  • Sep 10 WUND TV channel 2 in Columbia, NC (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 11 Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Sep 11 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • Sep 11 The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
  • Sep 12 Hurricane Betsy strikes Florida & Louisiana kills 75
  • Sep 12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
  • Sep 12 WCEE TV channel 23 in Rockford, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 12 17th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show & Dick Van Dyke win
  • Sep 12 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)
  • Sep 13 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • Sep 13 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
  • Sep 13 Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast
  • Sep 13 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
  • Sep 14 "F-Troop" premieres in the US on ABC
  • Sep 14 4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened
  • Sep 15 "Lost in Space" premieres
  • Sep 16 Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0
  • Sep 16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • Sep 17 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 17 CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"
  • Sep 18 TV comedy \"Get Smart\" created by Mel Brooks and starring Don Adams premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 18 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

Actress Barbara Eden
Barbara Eden
  • Sep 19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • Sep 19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • Sep 20 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • Sep 21 Singapore admitted as part of the United Nations.
  • Sep 22 India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect, ending Indo-Pakistani War
  • Sep 24 Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
  • Sep 24 Saudi Arabian & Egyptian accord over Yemen
  • Sep 24 Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
  • Sep 25 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • Sep 25 60 year old Satchel Paige of KC A's pitches 3 scoreless innings
  • Sep 25 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • Sep 25 Children find trunk with corpse in Amsterdam canal
  • Sep 26 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • Sep 26 Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1
  • Sep 26 Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire
  • Sep 28 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
  • Sep 28 Taal Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines killing around 100
  • Sep 29 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Sep 29 St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)
  • Sep 29 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 29 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season
  • Sep 30 Donovan's 1st US TV appearance (Shindig)
  • Sep 30 LA Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts
  • Oct 1 Failed coup under lt col Untung in Indonesia
  • Oct 1 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Oct 2 Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
  • Oct 2 Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
  • Oct 2 Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets
  • Oct 2 Pope Paul VI named MR Perey bishop's helper of New Orleans
  • Oct 3 Cubs tie major league record of 3 triple plays in a season
  • Oct 3 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • Oct 4 "Pickwick" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Oct 4 Pope Paul VI becomes 1st Pope to visit Western Hemisphere (UN)
  • Oct 4 USSR launches Luna 7; crash lands on Moon
  • Oct 5 Chuck Linster performs 6,006 consecutive push-ups
  • Oct 5 Dick McInnes stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite
  • Oct 6 Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"
  • Oct 6 William Goodhart's "Generation" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 7 Charles Linster does 6,006 consecutive push-ups
  • Oct 7 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
  • Oct 8 Muslims in Jakarta set fire to PKI headquarters
  • Oct 8 Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England
  • Oct 8 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
  • Oct 8 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Oct 9 16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19½-12½ at Royal Birkdale, England
  • Oct 9 Beatles' "Yesterday" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
  • Oct 10 "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Oct 10 The Supremes appear on Ed Sullivan Show
  • Oct 10 "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson
  • Oct 14 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km
  • Oct 14 Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
  • Oct 15 Dodgers & Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
  • Oct 15 WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 16 "Drat! - The Cat!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Oct 17 "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" opens in NYC for 280 performances
  • Oct 17 WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 20 19th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-2 at Montreal
  • Oct 20 Beatles receive a gold record for "Yesterday"
  • Oct 20 Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia
  • Oct 21 KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 21 Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward
  • Oct 21 Vivian Beaumont Theater (NYC) opens
  • Oct 21 Comet Ikeya-Seki approaches perihelion, passing 450,000 kilometers from the sun.
  • Oct 24 Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today" premieres
  • Oct 24 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
  • Oct 24 16th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 14 points
  • Oct 25 Rolling Stones release "Get Off of My Cloud"
  • Oct 26 Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
  • Oct 26 Sylvia Likens tortured by teen girl gang
  • Oct 27 WCFT TV channel 33 in Tuscaloosa, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 28 Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 28 Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion
  • Oct 29 US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians
  • Oct 30 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Las Cruces Golf Open
  • Oct 30 Fireworks explosions kill 50 in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Nov 1 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, SF
  • Nov 1 Ernie Terrel beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing
  • Nov 1 Trackless trolley plunged into Nile River drowning 74 (Cairo Egypt)
  • Nov 3 Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • Nov 4 Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 MPH) in Utah
  • Nov 6 19th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 19-7 in Annapolis
  • Nov 7 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • Nov 8 "Days of Our Lives" premieres on TV
  • Nov 8 British Indian Ocean Territory formed
  • Nov 9 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis
  • Nov 9 Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
  • Nov 9 Willie Mays named NL MVP
  • Nov 9 Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.
  • Nov 10 Manneke Pis statue stolen in Brussels
  • Nov 11 Rhodesia proclaimed independence from Britain by PM Ian Smith
  • Nov 11 William Alfred's "Hogan's Goat" premieres in NYC

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 12 Ferdinand Marcos elected 10th President of Philippines

10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos
  • Nov 12 General strike in Morocco against disappearance of Ben Barka
  • Nov 12 Mad Dog Vachon beats Crusher in Denver, to become NWA champ
  • Nov 12 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus
  • Nov 13 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
  • Nov 13 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
  • Nov 13 Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC
  • Nov 14 "Baker Street" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 313 performances
  • Nov 14 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th NYC, demolished
  • Nov 14 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 14 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open
  • Nov 14 US government sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam
  • Nov 15 Craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)
  • Nov 16 Venera 3 launched, 1st to land on another planet (crashes into Venus)
  • Nov 16 Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow
  • Nov 17 General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR
  • Nov 17 William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball
  • Nov 17 The NVA ambushes American troops of the 7th Cavalry at Landing Zone Albany in the la Drang Valley, almost wiping them out
  • Nov 18 Twins SS Zoilo Versalles is named AL MVP
  • Nov 19 ABC radio begins weekly "Vietnam Update" report
  • Nov 19 Kellogg's Pop Tarts pastries created
  • Nov 20 "Pickwick" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • Nov 20 UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia