May 20, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Peter Greene, American producer (After Midnight), born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in History

  • Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60