Baby name story: Ike

In December of 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower went on a 3-week, 11-nation tour. He visited Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France, Germany, and Morocco [video].

While he was in Pakistan, a baby born in Liaquatabad was named “Ike Khan” in his honor.

Source: “Baby Named Ike Khan.” Los Angeles Times 18 Dec. 1959: A11.

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