What Happened on October 31, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to USA

Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald
Ex-soldier, drifter
Lee Harvey Oswald
  • USSR & Egypt sign contracts for building Aswan Dam

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Henricksson, tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Neal Stephenson, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Cabannes, French physicist (b. 1885)