On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1959

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope John XXIII publishes his 1st encyclical "On truth, unity, & peace, in charity"

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Parham, 4th victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (1st to die)

Famous Deaths

  • A. Cecil Snyder, American lawyer and Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, dies at 51
1959 Highlights

About June 29, 1959

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

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