On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1959

Historical Events

  • 2nd Grammy Awards: Mack The Knife, Bobby Darin wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Neal Broten, Roseau Canada, NHL center (NJ Devils)
  • Rich Camarillo, NFL punter (Houston Oilers)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Brun, Swiss composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • Hans Henny Jahnn, writer, dies at 64
1959 Highlights

About November 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius