On This Day

October 6, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Soviet Luna 3, 1st successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon

Birthdays in History

  • Brian Higgins, American politician, Member of US House of Representatives
  • Walter Ray Williams Jr, bowler (twice Player of the Year)

Deaths in History

  • Bernard Berenson, American art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance), dies at 94