What happened this day in history January 22, 1959

What are the important events that happened on January 22, 1959? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 22, 1959: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 22, 1959 is the 22nd day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 9, 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 ‘icosidigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $10,288.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

Dog 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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January 22, 1959 Historical Events

  • 1959
    Knox Mine Disaster: Water breaches the River Slope Mine near Pittston City, Pennsylvania in Port Griffith; 12 miners are killed.

Who were born on January 22, 1959?

  • 1959
    Linda Blair, American actress

Who died on January 22, 1959?

  • 1959
    Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929)

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