On This Day

November 7, 1959 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport awardRyder Cup

Ryder Cup Golf, Eldorado GC: Sam Snead leads US to comprehensive 8½-3½ win

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football player and manager, born in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach (Ranger College), born in Abilene, Texas