On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Roar of the Greasepaint" closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances
  • 2 passenger planes collide above Danbury, Connecticut, 4 die
  • 2nd NY Knicks game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gemini 7 launched with Frank Borman and Jim Lovell

Astronaut Frank Borman
Frank Borman
  • San Francisco Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director (As Luck Would Have It), born in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • Rob Smits, pop drummer (Kong/Phlegm)