On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1959

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Alessandrescu, Romanian composer, dies at 65
  • Eric Zeisl, Austrian-American composer (Requiem Ebraico), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • Jaroslav Kvapil, Czech composer, dies at 66
1959 Highlights

About February 18, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius