On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer (Architectonics; Magma) born in Kärdla, Hiiumaa, Estonia
  • Gary Kemp, British rock guitarist and lyricist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in Smithfield, London

Famous Deaths


Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall

1959 Highlights

About October 16, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra