On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1966

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 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? 54 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces