On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Lunar Orbiter 4 launched by US; begins orbiting Moon May 7

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Gasteyer, American actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Washington D.C.
  • Derek MacCready, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • John Child, Canadian beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • Kate Garraway, English TV presenter (ITV Breakfast), born in Abingdon-on-Thames, Berkshire
  • Matthew Crane, American actor (Matt Cory-Another World), born in Kimberton, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Bengt Axel von Torne, composer, dies at 75