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? 62 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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