On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Schilder, Dutch singer (BZN)

Person of interestBryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson, American social justice activist and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, born in Milton, Delaware

Lawyer and Social Justice Activist Bryan Stevenson
Lawyer and Social Justice Activist
Bryan Stevenson
  • Paul McGann, English actor (Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), dies at 84
1959 Highlights

About November 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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