On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1959

Historical Events

  • US Pioneer IV misses Moon & becomes 2nd (US 1st) artificial planet

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Ardon, Australian news presenter

Famous Deaths

  • Maxey Long, American athlete (b. 1878)
1959 Highlights

About March 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces