On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1959

Historical Events

  • Wash Senator Jim Lemon is 7th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Pernice Jr., American golfer (2 PGA Tour, 6 Champions Tour titles), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel

1959 Highlights

About September 5, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo