What Happened on May 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills, Pa)
  • Empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • George Glanos, horse trainer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
US Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles