What Happened on October 4, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st World Series game played west of St Louis (in LA)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cleveland Browns' Jim Brown makes club record 37 rushing attempts

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Dmitri Sjostakovitch 1st Cello concert premieres in Leningrad
  • LA Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394
  • Netherlands beats Belgium 9-1
  • USSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (One Under The Eight, Pet Shop Boys), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Tony Meo, English billiards champion (snookers)