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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Jan 01   In the year 1959 castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic  

Jan 01   On this day in history chad becomes autonomous republic in French Community  

Jan 01   Fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista in the year 1959.  

Jan 01   In the year 1959 rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta  

Jan 02   Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees in the year 1959.  

Jan 02   On this day in history uSSR launches Mechta (Luna 1) for first lunar fly-by, first solar orbit  

Jan 03   On this day in history alaska admitted as 49th US state  

Jan 03   On this day in history alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia  

Jan 04   On this day in history luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth's gravity  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 luna 1 (Mechta) becomes first craft to leave Earth's gravity  

Jan 05   In the year 1959 "Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV  

Jan 05   In the year 1959 buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter"  

Jan 06   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 07   US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban government in the year 1959.  

Jan 07   In the year 1959 uS recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban govt  

Jan 08   On this day in history charles de Gaulle inaugurated as pres of France's 5th Republic  

Jan 08   On this day in history charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France  

Jan 08   On this day in history charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France's 5th Republic  

Jan 09   On this day in history "Rawhide" with Clint Eastwood premieres on CBS TV  

Jan 09   Dam across Tera River collapses after heavy winter rains, 135 die in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   In the year 1959 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke  

Jan 11   Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then first class world record on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  

Jan 12   KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jan 13   De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 to Algerian death row convicts on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence  

Jan 16   The birth of Sade, American singer in the year 1959.  

Jan 17   "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history the African country of Mali is formed with the joining of Senegal and French Sudan  

Jan 18   In the year 1959 ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki, premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 07   In the year 1959 birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1959

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 09   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   In the year 1959 mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  

Jan 17   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi in the year 1959.  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  

Jan 21   In the year 1959 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  

Jan 22   On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  

Jan 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 in the year 1959.