What Happened on December 19, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Metgod, Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem, Sparta)
  • Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter, Marshall Mich, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War, dies at 117