Historical Events In 1959
Saturday, 02 July 2022
Aug 17 In the year 1959 aDM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO
Aug 19 On this day in history doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
Aug 19 Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78 in the year 1959.
Aug 20 In the year 1959 alfred Kubin, writer, dies at 82
Aug 20 On this day in history marine Helicopter Squadron 261, operating from the amphibious assault ship Thetis Bay, completed a week of relief operations in flood-stricken Taiwan in which it airlifted 1,600,540 pounds of cargo and 833 passengers on 898 missions.
Aug 21 On this day in history hawaii becomes 50th US state
Aug 24 In the year 1959 england complete 5-0 series drubbing of India
Aug 24 Hiram L Fong sworn in as first Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as first Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii) in the year 1959.
Aug 27 On this day in history off Cape Canaveral, FL, USS Observation Island (EAG-154) makes first shipboard launching of a Polaris missile.
Aug 28 On this day in history bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
Aug 31 In the year 1959 australia defeats US for tennis' Davis Cup
Aug 31 Charles Delaney, dies at 67 in the year 1959.
Sep 02 US President Eisenhower arrives in Paris in the year 1959.
Sep 06 In the year 1959 edmund Gwenn, actor (Them, Java Head, Miracle on 34th St), dies at 83
Sep 06 Mattel's Barbie doll goes on sale for the first time; she's still popular today on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84
Sep 11 In the year 1959 paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52
Sep 12 Luna 2 launched by USSR; first spacecraft to impact on the Moon in the year 1959.
Sep 12 Luna 2, of the USSR, became to first spacecraft to crash on the moon on this day in history.
Sep 12 The Television show "Bonanza" premiers on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1959 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
Sep 13 Gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56 in the year 1959.
Sep 13 On this day in history uSSR's Luna 2 becomes first probe to contact another celestial body
Sep 14 On this day in history wayne Morris, actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45
Sep 15 Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit in the year 1959.
Sep 16 In the year 1959 president De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination
Sep 17 In the year 1959 bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39
Sep 17 On this day in history typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan and Korea
Sep 18 In the year 1959 vanguard 3 launched into Earth orbit
Sep 19 Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland in the year 1959.
Sep 19 Nikita Krushchev is denied access to Disneyland in the year 1959.
Sep 20 In the year 1959 olin Howlin, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy), dies at 63
Sep 21 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US in the year 1959.
Sep 22 Benjamin Peret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60 on this day in history.