On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1959

Historical Events

  • 1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, named, Camden NJ
  • Red Sox are last team to use a black player (Pumpsie Green)

Famous Birthdays

  • Stuart Young-Black, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Cheshire, England
1959 Highlights

About July 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer