On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • 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? 61 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer