What Happened on January 20, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich's Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Tyson, American healthcare advocate and 1st African American CEO of Kaiser Permanente, born in San Francisco Bay Area, California
  • Joel Rifkin, American serial killer believed to have killed up to 17 victims between 1989 and 1993 in NYC and Long Island, born in New York
  • Lea Antonoplis, West Covina Cat, tennis star