On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1959

Historical Events

  • KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Inglis, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Michiel Schapers, Dutch tennis star, born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
1959 Highlights

About October 11, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra