Historical Events on May 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • West Germany introduces 5 day work week
  • White Sox Early Wynn beats Red Sox 1-0 on his own HR