On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Waller, Zimbabwean cricket batsman and coach (2 Tests, 39 ODIs), born in Harare, Zimbabwe

Famous Weddings

  • Cosmopolitan founder Helen Gurley Brown (37) weds theater producer David Brown (43)

Famous Deaths

  • Ennio Porrino, Italian composer, dies at 49
  • Helen Broderick, comedienne/actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies
1959 Highlights

About September 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra