On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1959

Historical Events

  • Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day)
  • Two-time defending champion Monterrey, Mexico is ruled ineligible to compete in Little League Baseball World Series for using players outside predetermined geographical area

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)
  • Martin Brundle, British auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1988; 24 Hours of Le Mans 1990) and F1 television commentator (ITV, BBC), born in King's Lynn, England

Famous Deaths

  • Sax Rohmer [Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward], English author (Dr Fu Manchu novels), (b. 1883)
1959 Highlights

About June 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini