On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • KETS TV channel 2 in Little Rock, AR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Military Working Dog "Nemo" saves the life of his handler Airman Robert A. Throneburg during the Vietnam War, surviving a gunshot wound to the nose

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Armisen, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Masta Ace, American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Suzanne Malveaux, American television news journalist, born in Lansing, Michigan