What Happened on October 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lee Harvey Oswald arrives in Southampton, England

Ex-soldier, drifter Lee Harvey Oswald
Ex-soldier, drifter
Lee Harvey Oswald

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