On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1959

Historical Events

  • St Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic and the Great Lakes opens to shipping

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Rankin, Scottish rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dominique Blanc, French actress (Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train), born in Lyon, France
  • Tony Phillips, MLB player (Oakland Athletics), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2016)
1959 Highlights

About April 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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