What Happened on September 27, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Braves & Dodgers finish in a tie (86-68)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Heiden, 3000m speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1980), born in Madison, Wisconsin