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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Thursday, 26 May 2016

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1959 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   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   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1959 "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances  

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

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

Jan 18   Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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   In the year 1959 jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

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

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

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

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