On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • Doug Walters scores second Test century in his second Test
  • Military coup in Upper Volta leads to a new national constitution
  • WFLD TV channel 32 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Deana Carter, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Tabuteau, French-American oboist (Philadelphia Orch 1915-54), dies at 78
1966 Highlights

About January 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn