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, Russian figure skater (with Ekaterina Gordeeva - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), 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? 54 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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