On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1965

Historical Events

  • Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Akiko Pavolka, Japanese-American jazz singer, composer (House Of Illusion), and educator, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Claudia Christian, American actress
  • John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Mike E. Smith, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (26 Breeders Cup wins; 5 American Classics wins, including 2018 Triple Crown), born in Dexter, New Mexico
  • Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympic gold 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies
1965 Highlights

About August 10, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo