On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1959

Historical Events

  • 1st ballistic missile sub launched (George Washington-Groton, Ct)

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Gantz, Israeli soldier, politician and Alternate Prime Minister of Israel (Blue and White: 2020-), born in Kfar Ahim, Israel
  • Christian Wulff, German politician, prime minister of Lower Saxony (2003-10) and President of Germany (2010-12), born in Osnabrück, West Germany
  • Gregg Bissonette, American session and touring drummer (David Lee Roth; Ringo's All-Starr Band), born in Detroit Michigan
1959 Highlights

About June 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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