April 4, 1936: James Lollen was fined an unspecified amount for drunkenness and disorderly conduct, as well as refusing to support his family. The charges were dismissed.
April 4, 1958: Constance Ann Shulman was born in Johnson City. She is an actress and producer; she is known for “Fried Green Tomatoes” and “Orange is the New Black.”
April 4, 2011: Former Tennessee Gov. Ned McWherter died at age 80. In 1974, McWherter broke the tie in the state Legislature to override Gov. Winfield Dunn’s veto of the bill to establish East Tennessee State University’s Medical School.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Court Records, 1936; imdb.com; Johnson City Press.