On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1959

Historical Events

  • 1st successful test-fire of Titan ICBM

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Nelson, English record producer, born in Liverpool, England
1959 Highlights

About February 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius