On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -10] Hurricane Alma, kills 51 in Honduras
  • 98th Belmont: William Boland aboard Amberoid wins in 2:29.6
  • Single "Batman & His Grandmother" by Dickie Goodman hits #70

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano, born in Rome, Italy
  • Nick Kypreos, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician

Famous Deaths

  • Blanche Knopf, American publisher, president of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and wife of publisher Alfred A. Knopf Sr., dies at 71