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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Jan 01   On this day in history rohan Kanhai completes 256 vs India at Calcutta  

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   In the year 1959 alaska admitted as 49th US state  

Jan 03   In the year 1959 alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter" in the year 1959.  

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   US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban govt on this day in history.  

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 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   "Rawhide" with Clint Eastwood premieres on CBS TV in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   In the year 1959 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   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke in the year 1959.  

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   De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 to Algerian death row convicts on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1959 king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence  

Jan 16   On this day in history the birth of Sade, American singer  

Jan 17   "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1959 carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 dmitri Sjostakovitsj' Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki, premieres in Moscow  

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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   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  

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   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1959 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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.  

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