On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1959

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1st Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion
1st Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion

Famous Birthdays

  • Hal Hartley, American film director and writer
  • Timothy Patrick Murphy, American actor (Dallas, Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Niggli, Swiss composer, dies at 83
1959 Highlights

About November 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio