On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French President Charles de Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 Algerians sentenced to death

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
1959 Highlights

About January 13, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn