On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1959

Historical Events

  • AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
  • Boston Patriots enters AFL

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabio Parra, Colombian cyclist
  • Frank McAvennie, Scottish footballer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMolla Mallory

Molla Bjurstedt Mallory, American-Norwegian tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1915-18, 20-22, 26), dies at 75

Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion Molla Mallory
Tennis Player and Eight-Time U.S. Open Champion
Molla Mallory

1959 Highlights

About November 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius