On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Sydney Opera House at Bennelong Point, Sydney

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Stewart, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Paducah, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Blore, British actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad, Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70