On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dorothy Rigney, husband John, and Hank Greenberg resign from White Sox

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Jones, New Zealand cricket batsman (39 Tests @ 44.27, 87 ODIs), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Asantha De Mel, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test opening bowler)
1959 Highlights

About May 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus