On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1959

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Guy De Alwis, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lankan mid 80s)
  • Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian sports commentator and wrestler, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Joe Hesketh, MLB player (Boston Red Sox), born in Lackawanna, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Willans Richardson, British physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69
1959 Highlights

About February 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius