On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1959

Historical Events

  • USAF concludes that less than 1% of UFOs are unknown objects

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Blair, American actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
  • Elizabeth Moore, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1896, 1901, 03, 05), dies from congestive heart failure at 82
  • Mike Hawthorn, English auto racer (F1 world champion 1958), dies in road accident at 29
1959 Highlights

About January 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius