On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 44 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Peplowski, American swing jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Linden Ashby, American actor (Mortal Kombat), born in Atlantic Beach, Florida
  • Marcella Mesker, Netherlands, tennis star
  • Robert "Bob" Mortimer, British comedian, podcast presenter, and actor, born in Acklam, England
1959 Highlights

About May 23, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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