On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Billy Barnes Revue" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 87 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gormley, Irish politician, Leader of the Green Party, Mayor of Dublin (1994-95), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Kim Reynolds, American politician, 1st female Governor of Iowa (2017-), born in St. Charles, Iowa
  • Laurence Anholt, British children's author, born in London, England
1959 Highlights

About August 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo