On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Beashel, Australian star sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Tim Wilkison, American tennis player (6 ATP tiles), born in Shelby, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Max Baer, American heavyweight boxing champion (1934-35), dies at 50
1959 Highlights

About November 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio