On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1959

Historical Events

  • During a game in Wrigley Field, 2 balls are in play at same time

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Dion, Canadian Rifle shooter (Olympics 24-92, 96), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • Vincent D'Onofrio, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • José Vasconcelos, Mexican writer and politician (b. 1882)
  • Lazare Saminsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 76
1959 Highlights

About June 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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