On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1959

Historical Events

  • State of emergency in Cyprus ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter
  • Kathy Jordan, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam doubles titles; Australian Open 1983 runner-up), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
1959 Highlights

About December 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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