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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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

Jan 01   Chad becomes autonomous republic in French Community on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1959 fidel Castro leads Cuban revolutionaries to victory over Fulgencio Batista.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 03   Alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes first craft to leave Earth's gravity in the year 1959.  

Jan 05   "Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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   In the year 1959 "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   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1959 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   The birth of Sade, American singer in the year 1959.  

Jan 17   "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances 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 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 in the year 1959.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1959 birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

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   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   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  

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   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   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi in the year 1959.  

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

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