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Historical Events In 1959

Monday, 28 September 2020

Jul 18   The first black to win a major golf tournament (William Wright) on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Harry Fox II, dies at 77 in the year 1959.  

Jul 21   On this day in history 1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ  

Jul 21   Savannah', the worlds first nuclear powered merchant ship, is launched in the year 1959.  

Jul 21   In the year 1959 the first atomic powered merchant ship, Savannah, christened, Camden NJ  

Jul 22   In the year 1959 benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D, premieres  

Jul 23   In the year 1959 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR  

Jul 24   In the year 1959 500,000th Dutch TV set registered  

Jul 24   VP Nixon argued with Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate" on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71  

Jul 26   C Hoffmeister discovers asteroid #2183 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1959 manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54  

Jul 28   Great-Britain starts using postal codes in the year 1959.  

Jul 28   Hawaii's first US election sends first Asian-Americans to Congress on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4 in the year 1959.  

Jul 31   On this day in history 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens  

Aug 02   On this day in history 41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis GC  

Aug 02   Prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1959.  

Aug 03   In the year 1959 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA  

Aug 04   On this day in history "Billy Barnes Revue" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 87 perfs  

Aug 05   Edgar Guest, US poet/newspaperman, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60  

Aug 07   Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1959.  

Aug 07   On this day in history explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space  

Aug 07   Explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space in the year 1959.  

Aug 09   On this day in history emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55  

Aug 12   1st ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1959 the first ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  

Aug 13   Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Milt satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Seattle Golf Open in the year 1959.  

Aug 16   Pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74 in the year 1959.  

Aug 16   On this day in history uSSR introduces installment buying  

Aug 17   7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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   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   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 21   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

Jan 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

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