Historical Events on May 20, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ford wins battle with Chrysler to call its new car "Falcon"
  • Japanese-Americans regain their citizenship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi visits Netherlands

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
  • Yanks sink to last place, 1st time since May 25, 1940