On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1959

Historical Events

  • Israel begins exporting copper ore

Famous Birthdays

Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor, American NFL player considered the greatest linebacker in history (NY Giants), born in Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Una O'Connor, Irish-American actress (Banjo, David Copperfield, Invisible Man), dies at 78
1959 Highlights

About February 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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