On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Salim Yousuf, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90), born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Hall, English comedic actor (Tit for Tat, A Chump at Oxford), dies at 60
1959 Highlights

About December 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius