On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1959

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Branch Rickey resigns as Pirates' CEO to be President of Continental League

Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Prichard, American wrestler, born in Pasadena, Texas
1959 Highlights

About August 18, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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