Historical Events on September 11th, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Duke" Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements
  • Congress passes a bill authorizing food stamps for poor Americans
  • Elroy Face's 22 game win streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4
  • Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0