On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklyn Stephenson, cricketer (great all-rounder)
  • Martin Weston, English cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies
1959 Highlights

About April 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries