On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1959

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years

Famous Deaths

  • Albie Booth, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Yale University), dies of a heart attack at 51
1959 Highlights

About March 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces