What Happened on July 6, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Saar becomes part of German Federal Republic
  • WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Keeble, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)

Famous Deaths

  • George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65