What Happened on March 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • North Sea Gas 1st pumped ashore by BP

Famous Birthdays

  • Dav Pilkey, American author
  • Grand Puba, American rapper
  • Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • Mike Small, Aurora Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast)
  • Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays-Can't Be Sure)
  • Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], Leeds, English independent film director director

Famous Deaths

  • Janis Medins, composer, dies at 75