On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper (Winter Olympics medalist), born in Lahti, Finland
  • Paris Themmen, American actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Mike Teevee), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Starkweather, American spree killer, executed by electric chair at 20
1959 Highlights

About June 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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