On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Wild Thing" cover version by Senator Bobby hits #20 on the pop singles chart
  • US launches Lunar Orbiter 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Olympic gold pairs 1988, 94; World C'ship gold pairs 1986-87, 89-90), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army, dies at 80
1967 Highlights

About February 4, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius