On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC
  • Ford Motors cancels its poorly received Edsel model

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Janney, American actress (The West Wing, I Tonya), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jean-Francois Clervoy, Longeville France, astronaut (STS 66, 84)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward C. Tolman, American psychologist (behaviorism), dies at 73
  • Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Bohemian Amsterdam), dies at 83
  • Joseph Charbonneau, French-Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop of Montreal, dies at 67
1959 Highlights

About November 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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