On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1959

Historical Events

Historic Event

Allen Ginsberg writes his poem "Lysergic Acid", San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Huddy, Oshawa, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Lydia Lunch, American singer/poetess (Teenage Jesus, Jerks)

Famous Deaths

  • Max RousiĆ©, French rugby footballer, dies in a car crash at 46
1959 Highlights

About June 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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