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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Jan 01   Castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Chad becomes autonomous republic in French Community in the year 1959.  

Jan 01   Fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 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   Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes first craft to leave Earth's gravity in the year 1959.  

Jan 05   On this day in history "Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV  

Jan 05   Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter" on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1959.  

Jan 07   US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban government on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as pres of France's 5th Republic on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France's 5th Republic on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1959 dam across Tera River collapses after heavy winter rains, 135 die  

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

Jan 11   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then first class world record in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 12   KOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1959.  

Jan 13   In the year 1959 de Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 to Algerian death row convicts  

Jan 13   King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence in the year 1959.  

Jan 16   On this day in history the birth of Sade, American singer  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 dmitri Sjostakovitsj' Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki, premieres in Moscow  

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Jan 02   In the year 1959 birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1959 birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  

Famous Deaths In 1959

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1959.  

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

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   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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