What Happened on October 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 11-0 in Game 1 of the Baseball World Series at Comiskey Park; White Sox first WS appearance since 1919 'Black Sox Scandal'; LA wins series 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking The Tree), born in Dakar