On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1959

Historical Events

  • Continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Fort Worth
  • NY Ranger goalie Marcel Paille wears a customized mask

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernd Schuster, German footballer, born in Augsburg, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60
1959 Highlights

About December 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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