What Happened on August 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis GC
  • Milwaukee Brave Bill Bruton hits 2 bases loaded triples
  • SF Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits 1st of his 521 HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Britt Helfer, Clearfield Utah, actress (Lily-Loving, Alley Cat)
  • Victoria Jackson, comedian and actress (Casual Sex, Saturday Night Live), born in Miami, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78