On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Pickwick" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 56 performances

Papal Visit

Pope Paul VI becomes 1st Pope to visit Western Hemisphere (UN)

  • USSR launches Luna 7; crash lands on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • "Stuttering John" Melendez, interviewer (Howard Stern Show)
  • Micky Ward, American boxer (WBU light welterweight champion 2000; famous Arturo Gatti fight trilogy), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Orlin Norrris, American boxer (WBA cruiserweight champion 1993-95), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • [Fred] "Skip" Heller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1965 Highlights

About October 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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