1st of April, 1959

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 1st of April, 1959, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The Vietnam War begins.
  • Decade: 1950s.
  • 60 years, 3 months and 17 days have passed since the 1st of April, 1959.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1959.
  • Day 91 of 1959.
  • Leap Year: 1959 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1959 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of April, 1959 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of April, 1959, will be 60 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-01-1959 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1959-04-01. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19590401" are easier to sort.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on the 1st of April, 1959.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of April, 1959 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1958. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of April, 1959 is the 9th of January, 1960. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 1st of April:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of April:

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 1st of April, 1959.


Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 1st of April, 1959. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.

NB: If a video is blank, click on the button above to view the next one...


Visualize the days that have passed since the 1st of April, 1959. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of April, 1959.

  • 22,023 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,902,783,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of April, 1959.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,219,914,200 times.
  • Since the 1st of April, 1959, earth has travelled approximately 981,836,337,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 317,130,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 163,639,390 steps. That's about 72,729 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,833,403 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.


What does the 1st of April, 1959 mean to you? Were you born on this date? Did you finish school? A loved one passed away?

Random Dates

A list of random dates that you might be interested in:

Previous Day
31st of March, 1959