On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • Jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands
  • The USS Triton, the first submarine with two nuclear reactors, is completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson who was later murdered, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1994)
1959 Highlights

About May 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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