On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandra Cheesborough, American 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Curt Kirkwood, American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Meat Puppets), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter, born in Wellington, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Gregory, English tennis player (Australian C'ship 1929, chairman All-England Club, Wimbledon), dies at 55
1959 Highlights

About January 10, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn