On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Quick, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Patrick Bruel, Algerian/French actor/rock vocalist (Coup of Sirocco)

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Bechet, Americanjazz clarinetist, saxophonist and bandleader, dies at 62
1959 Highlights

About May 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus