On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • A J Pero, American drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York

Famous Deaths

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