On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1959

Historical Events

  • USS Long Beach, first nuclear powered cruiser launched at Quincy, Mass

Famous Birthdays

  • Susana Martinez, American politician (Governor of New Mexico) 1st female Hispanic US governor, born in El Paso, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Grock [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown and circus director, dies at 79
1959 Highlights

About July 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer