What Happened on February 2, 1959

Historical Events

Music Concert

Buddy Holly's last performance at Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa [1]

Contract of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Frank DeCaires, West Indian cricket batsman (3 Tests, 2 x 50; British Guiana), dies at 49

About February 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
  • UK #1 Song: One Night/I Got Stung - Elvis Presley