On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1959

Historical Events

  • George Washington, 1st ballistic missile sub commissioned

Famous Birthdays

  • Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • Paul Milton Jackson Jr., American session and jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tracey Ullman, British actress (The Tracey Ullman Show) and singer ("They Don't Know"), born in Slough, England

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Baers, Flemish social worker and founder of the Christian Workers' Women's Movement (KAV), dies at 76
1959 Highlights

About December 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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