On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Maya Lin, American designer (Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Civil Rights Memorial), born in Athens, Ohio
  • Troy Luccketta, American rock drummer (Tesla - "Psychotic Supper"), born in Lodi, California
1959 Highlights

About October 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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