On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1959

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestKevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey, American actor (American Beauty, House of Cards), born in South Orange, New Jersey

  • Rick Bragg, American journalist and writer, born in Piedmont, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet and publisher (Amor), dies at 54
1959 Highlights

About July 26, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo