On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1959

Historical Events

  • 500,000th Dutch TV set registered

Historic CommunicationKitchen Debate

US Vice President Richard Nixon argues with Nikita Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate"
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Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (left) and US Vice President Richard Nixon (right) debate each other in Moscow
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (left) and US Vice President Richard Nixon (right) debate each other in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Liddie, Union Ga, Judo fighter (Olympic bronze 1984)
1959 Highlights

About July 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo