On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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