On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1959

Historical Events

  • First United States Congress elections in Hawaii as a state of the Union.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Sykes, English rock guitarist and singer (Thin Lizzy, 1983-2009; Blue Murder), born in Reading, Berkshire,England
  • Ruud Janssen, Dutch writer and artist
  • Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor
1959 Highlights

About July 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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