On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1959

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic 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? 61 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer