What happened this day in history December 31, 1959

What are the important events that happened on December 31, 1959? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 31, 1959: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 31, 1959 is the 365th day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 18, 1959 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectahexacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $22,336.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on December 31, 1959?

  • 1959
    Alfie Anido, Filipino actor (d. 1981)
  • 1959
    Baron Waqa, Nauruan politician and musician
  • 1959
    Liveris Andritsos, Greek basketball player
  • 1959
    Paul Westerberg, American musician (The Replacements)
  • 1959
    Phill Kline, American politician
  • 1959
    Val Kilmer, American actor

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