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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Jan 01   Castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 01   In the year 1959 rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1959 jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history uS recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban govt  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1959 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   The birth of Sade, American singer on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1959 "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   The African country of Mali is formed with the joining of Senegal and French Sudan on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki, premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1959 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  

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