What Happened on October 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chuck Linster performs 6,006 consecutive push-ups
  • Dick McInnes from Henderson, Kentucky stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite pulled by a speedboat along the Ohio River

Famous Birthdays

  • John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestMario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux, NHL high scoring center (Pitts Penguin, #66), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Person of interestPatrick Roy

Patrick Roy, Canadian NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche), born in Quebec City, Qu├ębec

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Paul Moloney, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Penny Baker, playmate (January, 1984), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Richey Reneberg, tennis star (1995 Australian doubles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, Swedish composer, dies at 79