On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1959

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 62 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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