What Happened on December 11, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emilio G. Segrè publishes his discovery of the antiproton, a sub-atomic antiparticle for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1959

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Emilio G. Segrè
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Emilio G. Segrè

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankees trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer and Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley and Joe Deaestri

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Famous Birthdays

  • David Iwasaki-Smith, Warragul VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer (Quebec PGA-1982, 85)
  • Lisa Gastineau, American reality show star
  • Tina Gayle, Frankfurt GFR, Cowboy cheerleader/actress (Kathy-Chips)

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Bottomley, American baseball player (b. 1900)