On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1959

Historical Events

  • 1960 NFL Draft: Billy Cannon from LSU first pick by Los Angeles Rams
  • Joe Foss named 1st commissioner of AFL

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorraine Kelly, British presenter and journalist
  • Randy Gane, American keyboardist, born in Mount Clemens, Michigan

Person of interestSylvia Hanika

Sylvia Hanika, German tennis player (WTA Tour Championship 1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika

1959 Highlights

About November 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius