On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Serra, French composer

Famous Deaths

  • Collie Smith, West Indies cricket all-rounder (26 Tests, HS 168), dies in car accident at 26
  • Max d'Ollone, French composer and writer (Le Ménestrel), dies at 84
  • O'Neil Gordon "Collie" Smith, West Indian cricket all-rounder, dies in a car crash at 26