What Happened on April 18, 1959

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens' 4th straight title; beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-3 for a 4-1 series win

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Eisenreich, American MLB outfielder (Tourette syndrome, Florida Marlins WS 1997), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Irving Cummings, American silent screen actor & director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70
1959 Highlights

About April 18, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come Softly To Me - The Fleetwoods
  • UK #1 Song: It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly