On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1959

Historical Events

  • Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact
  • The Party of the African Federation (PFA) is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.

Famous Birthdays

  • Renaldo Nehemiah, American hurdler (110m at 12.93)/NFLer (SF 49ers)
1959 Highlights

About March 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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