On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1959

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

US premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Cello concert


Famous Birthdays

  • Michelle Lujan Grisham, American politician, Governor of New Mexico (2019-), born in Los Alamos, New Mexico
1959 Highlights

About October 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio