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
  • Bowie Kuhn replaces William Eckert as 5th commissioner of baseball

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? 52 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius