What Happened on December 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios proclaimed president of Cyprus
  • J B Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513m

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Iglesia, Cuba, spanish singer
  • Jorge Vaca, Mexican boxer

Famous Deaths

  • Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84