What Happened on April 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigns

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
US Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emma Thompson, British actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar 1992), born in London, England

Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson
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  • Thomas F. Wilson, American actor