On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Golden Rainbow" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 355 performances
  • Around 100 Indians and Pakistanis from Kenya arrive in Britain, escaping discrimination

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bowie Kuhn replaces William Eckert as 5th commissioner of baseball

MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn
MLB Commissioner
Bowie Kuhn

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Marie, actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World)
  • Marko Matvere, Estonian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Baker, American actor (A Man About Town, Collars and Cuffs), dies of emphysema at 70
  • Gerard den Brabander [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New), dies at 67
  • Neal Cassady, American writer (b. 1926)
1968 Highlights

About February 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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