On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1959

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox beat KC Athletics 20-6, in 1 inning Sox score 11 runs on 1 hit, 10 walks, & 3 errors

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankee Whitey Ford strikes out 15, beating Senators, 1-0 in 14 innings

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Ranjan Madugalle, cricketer (pioneer of Sri Lanka's Test teams)
  • Ryan Stiles, American actor (Lewis-Drew Carey Show), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Marlon Brando and actress Anna Kashfi divorce


1959 Highlights

About April 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus