On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardRyder Cup

Ryder Cup Golf, Eldorado GC: Sam Snead leads US to comprehensive 8½-3½ win

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football manager
  • Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach

Famous Deaths

Person of interestVictor McLaglen

Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72