What Happened on November 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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Jacques Plante becomes the first goaltender to wear a mask during a NHL game

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante

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Jim Brown scores 5 TDs in Cleveland Browns 38-31 win over Balt

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Patrice Lumumba arrested in Belgian Congo
  • WOV-AM in NYC changes call letters to WADO

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)

Famous Deaths

  • Gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66