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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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

Jan 01   In the year 1959 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   Rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta in the year 1959.  

Jan 02   In the year 1959 cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1959 charles de Gaulle inaugurated as pres of France's 5th Republic  

Jan 08   Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France in the year 1959.  

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

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   In the year 1959 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   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 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 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   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1959 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   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   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  

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   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1959 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   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 in the year 1959.  

Jan 22   On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  

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

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