On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

26th MLB All Star Game, Forbes Field, Pittsburgh: Willy Mays triples to score Hank Aaron as NL wins 5-4

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Linder, American engineer, born in California (d. 1987)
  • Billy Campbell [William Oliver], American actor (Once and Again, Dracula), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Jessica Hahn, American model (playboy) and actress, accused evangelist Jim Bakker of rape, born in Massapequa, New York
1959 Highlights

About July 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer