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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Friday, 24 October 2014

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta  

Jan 02   In the year 1959 cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1959 charles de Gaulle inaugurated as pres of France's 5th Republic  

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France's 5th Republic in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 11   In the year 1959 hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then first class world record  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history kOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1959 "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances  

Jan 17   On this day in history abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

Jan 17   The African country of Mali is formed with the joining of Senegal and French Sudan in the year 1959.  

Jan 18   Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1959.  

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

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

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