What Happened on October 10, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Happy Town" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 5 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald signs guestbook in hotel Helsinki

Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald
Ex-soldier, drifter
Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Pan Am begins regular flights around the world

Famous Birthdays

  • Bradley Whitford, American actor
  • Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)
  • Kirsty MacColl, English singer (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies