On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 performances
  • 1st heliport in Britain opens in London

Famous Birthdays

  • George Kalovelonis, Greek tennis player, born in Athens, Greece
1959 Highlights

About April 23, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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