On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1959

Historical Events

  • Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test v England, Adelaide Oval
  • MS Hans Hedtoft sinks, 95 die

Music Premiere

Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh" premieres


Famous Birthdays

  • Jody Watley, American R&B singer (Shalamar; "Looking For a New Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois
1959 Highlights

About January 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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