On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich's comedy "Cheryomushk" premieres in Moscow

  • WHCT TV channel 18 in Hartford, CT (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Vic Reeves [James Roderick Moir], English comedian, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
1959 Highlights

About January 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius