On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1966

Historical Events

  • Canadian Pacific airliner explodes on landing at Tokyo, 64 die

Music History

John Lennon says "We (the Beatles) are more popular than Jesus"

  • North Sea Gas 1st pumped ashore by BP

Famous Birthdays

  • Dav Pilkey, American author
  • Grand Puba, American rapper
  • Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays - "Can't Be Sure")
  • Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], English film director (Still Alice, The Last of Robin Hood), born in Leeds, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jānis Mediņš, Latvian composer, dies at 75
1966 Highlights

About March 4, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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