1965 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 390 of 390

  • Oct 5 Dick McInnes stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite
  • 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 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 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 20 Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia
  • 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 26 Sylvia Likens tortured by teen girl gang
  • 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 Fireworks explosions kill 50 in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Nov 1 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, SF
  • 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 8 British Indian Ocean Territory formed
  • Nov 9 Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
  • 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 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
  • Nov 14 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th NYC, demolished
  • 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 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 Kellogg's Pop Tarts pastries created
  • Nov 20 UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia
  • Nov 21 1st freighter arrives in Ashdod Port Israel
  • Nov 21 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 23 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24 Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • Nov 25 Congo military coup under Gen Mobutu, Pres Kasavubu overthrown
  • Nov 26 France launches 1st satellite, 92 lb (42 kg) A1-capsule (Asterix)
  • Nov 27 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 27 1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space
  • Nov 28 Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yds (109)
  • Nov 29 Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups
  • Dec 1 Airlift of refugees from Cuba to US began
  • Dec 1 South Africa's government says children of white fathers are white
  • Dec 3 USSR launches Luna 8; it crashes on the Moon
  • Dec 4 2 passenger planes collide above Danbury, Conn, 4 die
  • Dec 4 Gemini 7 (Borman & Lovell) launched
  • Dec 6 Pakistan's Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate level.
  • Dec 7 Pope Paul VI & Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I simultaneously lift mutual excommunications that led to split of 2 churches in 1054
  • Dec 8 Abe Burrows' "Cactus Flower" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 8 Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as president of USSR
  • Dec 8 Pope Paul VI signs 2nd Vatican council
  • Dec 9 "A Charlie Brown Christmas" premieres
  • Dec 9 Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Soviet Praesidium
  • Dec 10 Dutch ends economic boycott of Rhodesia
  • Dec 12 Doug Walters makes maiden Test ton in 1st Test, goes on to 155
  • Dec 12 Vivian Beaumont Theater opens at 65th St & Amsterdam Ave NYC
  • Dec 13 Algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow
  • Dec 15 3rd cyclone of year kills 15,000 at the mouths of the Ganges River in Bangladesh
  • Dec 15 Gemini 6 launched; makes 1st rendezvous in space (with Gemini 7)
  • Dec 15 Queen Juliana opens Zeeland Bridge to Oosterschelde
  • Dec 16 Gemini 6 returns to Earth
  • Dec 16 Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit
  • Dec 16 Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, becomes King of Tonga
  • Dec 17 British government proclaims ends oil-embargo against Rhodesia
  • Dec 17 David Levy begins his search for comets
  • Dec 17 Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine
  • Dec 17 Largest newspaper-Sunday NY Times at 946 pages (50 cents)
  • Dec 18 Borman & Lovell Splash down in Atlantic after 2 week Gemini VII mission
  • Dec 18 Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 19 French President De Gaulle re-elected (Mitterrand gets 45%)

21st President of France Francois Mitterrand
21st President of France
Francois Mitterrand
  • Dec 22 Belgian government shuts 6 coal mines
  • Dec 22 Great Britain sets national maximum road speed at 70 miles per hour
  • Dec 22 Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up
  • Dec 25 The Yemeni Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation is founded in Taiz
  • Dec 26 "Funny Girl" with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway
  • Dec 30 Ferdinand Marcos inaugurated as President of the Phillipines

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Deaths in History

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