What Happened on September 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Basia Trzetrzelevska, Poland, jazz singer (Time & Life)
  • Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach
  • Hans Werdekker, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, RKC/Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Kim Bauer, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89
  • Ross Granville Harrison, American Biologist and Zoologist (organ transplant pioneer), dies at 89
  • Taylor Holmes, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 81