On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 26th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Baltimore 29, All-Stars 0 (70,000)
  • AFL organized with NY, Dallas, LA, Minneapolis, Denver & Houston

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMagic Johnson

Earvin "Magic" Johnson, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard, executive (5-time NBA champion, 3-time NBA Finals MVP, Olympic gold 1992), born in Lansing, Michigan

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Frank Brickowski, American NBA player (Seattle Supersonics), born in Bayville, New York
  • Marcia Gay Harden, American actress, born in La Jolla, California