On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Éric Serra, French musician and composer, born in Saint-Mandé, France

Famous Deaths

  • Max d'Ollone, French composer and writer (Le Ménestrel), dies at 84
  • O'Neil Gordon "Collie" Smith, West Indian cricket all-rounder (26 Tests, HS 168), dies in a car crash at 26
1959 Highlights

About September 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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