On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Chas Smash, English singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist (Madness-Our House), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • Geoff Tate, German-born American singer & musician (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Paul Terry, English cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984), born in Osnabrück, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • G. D. H. Cole, English political theorist and socialist, dies at 69
1959 Highlights

About January 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn