What Happened on October 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Cardinal Alfrink presents New Catechism
  • France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Lesotho (Basutoland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • John van de Brom, soccer player (Ajax)
  • Mike Walker, Brooksville FL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)

Famous Deaths

  • Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66