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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia  

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter"  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke  

Jan 11   Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then first class world record on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

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

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 09   On this day in history paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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