On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • All-Nippon Airways 727 crashes off Haneda Airport (Japan); kills 133

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Klein, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Viatcheslav Ekimov, Russian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Gilbert H. Grosvenor, American geographer and 1st full-time editor of National Geographic Society (1899-1954), dies at 90
1966 Highlights

About February 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius