Historical Events on June 11, 1959

About Jun 11, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 5 days

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charlie Sifford becomes the 1st African American to play in a US Golf Open

  • Postmaster General bans D H Lawrence's book, Lady Chatterley's Lover (overruled by US Court of Appeals in Mar 1960)
  • Saunders-Roe SR.N1, the first practical hovercraft, performs its first public flight