On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1959

Historical Events

  • 1st official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Florida)
  • X-15 makes 1st unpowered flight, from a B-52 at 11,500 m
1959 Highlights

About June 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini