On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauline Quirke, British actress (Birds Of A Feather - "Sharon"), born in Hackney, London, England
  • Robert Knepper, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Buisand & Chester Ovnand killed in Viet Cong attack, becoming the second and third Americans killed in the Vietnam War
1959 Highlights

About July 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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