What Happened on October 3, 1965

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Cubs lose season finale 6-3 to Pirates; Ernie Banks-Don Kessinger combine to tie MLB record of 3 triple plays in a season

  • Dual Melbourne Cup winning Australian jockey Pat Glennon rides French colt Sea Bird to victory in the Prix de l'Arc De Triomphe to claim an impressive double after the thoroughbred's English Derby win

Sports History

Whitey Ford notches win #232 in season ending 11-5 victory v Boston Red Sox; becomes Yankees' winningest pitcher

1965 History

Famous Weddings

Stephen Jay Gould

Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould (23) weds artist Deborah Lee

Famous Deaths

  • Zachary Scott, American actor (Spotlight Playhouse, Mildred Pierce), dies from a malignant brain tumor at 51

About October 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yesterday - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Tears - Ken Dodd