On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1959

Historical Events

  • WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • A.J. Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It"), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Errol Flynn, Australian actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), dies of a heart attack at 50
1959 Highlights

About October 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra