Historical Events on September 17, 1959

About Sep 17, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 1 month and 0 days

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

59th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus

  • Transit 1A, 1st navigational satellite launched; failed to orbit
  • Typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan & Korea