What Happened on May 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Land of the Sky Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Tiger's Charlie Maxwell hits 4 consecutive HRs in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Elton, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • David Ball, English rock keyboardist (Soft Cell), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Uma Bharati, Indian politician, Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation, born in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, India