On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1959

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Pope Michael, American anti-pope

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Peret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60
  • Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside, British fieldmarshal, dies at 79
  • Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), dies at 53
  • Josef Matthias Hauer, composer, dies at 76
1959 Highlights

About September 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo