On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1959

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 player and manager, born in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach (Ranger College), born in Abilene, Texas

Famous Deaths

1959 Highlights

About November 7, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio