What Happened on February 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Britain, Turkey & Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence
  • Gabon adopts its constitution
  • USAF rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 kph), NM

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Roger Goodell, American NFL Commissioner, born in Jamestown, New York

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)
Roger Goodell