On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1959

Historical Events

  • Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York

  • Players Association approves 2 All-Star Games in 1960, to be held in KC & NY

Famous Birthdays

  • George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
  • Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • Tony Ganios, American Actor
1959 Highlights

About October 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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