On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1959

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Browns' halfback Bobby Mitchell sets club record for longest run from scrimmage (90-yards), beat Wash 31-17

MurderMurder of Interest

Richard "Dick" Hickock and Perry Smith murder four members of the Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas (subject of Truman Capote book In Cold Blood)

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
1959 Highlights

About November 15, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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