On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1966

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
1966 Highlights

About June 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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