October 7, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

CommunicationFar Side of the Moon Revealed

Far side of Moon seen for the 1st time, courtesy of USSR's Luna 3 space probe

Birthdays in History

  • Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
  • Lourdes Flores, Peruvian politician

Deaths in History

  • PM Kassem of Iraq, assassinated