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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Jan 01   On this day in history castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic  

Jan 01   In the year 1959 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   Rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1959 uSSR launches Mechta (Luna 1) for first lunar fly-by, first solar orbit  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1959 alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia  

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 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" in the year 1959.  

Jan 06   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then first class world record  

Jan 11   On this day in history mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   The birth of Sade, American singer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1959 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   On this day in history ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died in the year 1959.  

Jan 21   In the year 1959 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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