On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Perriman, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Chris Penn, American actor (The Wild Life), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Rebecca Pidgeon, British-American actress, singer and songwriter, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Steve Scalise, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Toshi, Japanese singer (X Japan), born in Tateyama, Chiba, Japan
1965 Highlights

About October 10, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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