What happened this day in history June 16, 1959

What are the important events that happened on June 16, 1959? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 16, 1959: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 16, 1959 is the 167th day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 3, 1959 – a Tuesday. 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 ‘hectahexacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,189.60. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone 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 June 16, 1959?

  • 1959
    Desirée Rogers, American public relations executive and former Social Secretary for the White House
  • 1959
    John Franklin, American actor
  • 1959
    The Ultimate Warrior, American professional wrestler

Who died on June 16, 1959?

  • 1959
    George Reeves, American actor (b. 1914)

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