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

Baseball Record

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ranjan Madugalle, Sri Lankan cricket batsman and captain (21 Tests, 1 x 100, 7 x 50; 63 ODIs) and ICC match referee (77 Tests, 169 ODIs), born in Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Ryan Stiles, American actor (Lewis-Drew Carey Show), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Divorces

Marlon Brando

Actor Marlon Brando and actress Anna Kashfi divorce

1959 Highlights

About April 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus