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Historical Events For 1959

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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 in the year 1959.  

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   USSR launches Mechta (Luna 1) for first lunar fly-by, first solar orbit on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Alaska admitted as 49th US state on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth's gravity in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes first craft to leave Earth's gravity on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter" in the year 1959.  

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   US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban govt on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1959 kOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting  

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

Jan 13   King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.  

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

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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Famous Birthdays In 1959

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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   In the year 1959 birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  

Jan 21   On this day in history cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

Jan 28   On this day in history joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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