August 24, 1959 in History

Event:

Hiram Fong sworn in as 1st Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as 1st Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)





More Notable Events on August 24:
1969 Peru nationalizes U.S. oil interests
1949 NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, goes into effect
1912 Territory of Alaska organizes
1909 Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal
1891 Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera
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