On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo Bengoechea, Argentina, tennis star
  • Hoogie Drexler, jockey
  • Wendy B Lawrence, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Famous Weddings

  • Belgian Albert, Prince of Li├Ęge marries Dona Paola, Princess Ruffo di Calabria in Brussels

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (28) divorces Mollye Louise after 6 years of marriage

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks