On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1959

Historical Events

Music Concert

Buddy Holly's last performance

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly

Contract of Interest

Vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach NFL Green Bay Packers

NFL Coach Vince Lombardi
NFL Coach
Vince Lombardi

Famous Deaths

  • Frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies
1959 Highlights

About February 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius