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Historical Events Happened In 1959

Friday, 19 December 2014

Jan 01   Castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1959 luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth's gravity  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   "Rawhide" with Clint Eastwood premieres on CBS TV on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1959 dam across Tera River collapses after heavy winter rains, 135 die  

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

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1959 mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1959 birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.