May 20, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Ford wins battle with Chrysler to call its new car "Falcon"
  • Japanese-Americans regain their citizenship
  • Shah of Persia visits Netherlands
  • Yanks sink to last place, 1st time since May 25, 1940

Birthdays in History

  • Peter Greene, American producer (After Midnight), born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in History

  • Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60