On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1959

Historical Events

  • Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel
  • William Gibson's "Miracle Worker" premieres in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Bate, English composer, dies at 45
1959 Highlights

About October 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra