On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1966

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

  • Fereydun "Fred" Armisen, American comedian (Saturday Night Live), actor, writer (Portlandia), and musician (8G Band), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Masta Ace [Duval Clear], American rapper (Born To Roll), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Suzanne Malveaux, American television news journalist, born in Lansing, Michigan
1966 Highlights

About December 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius