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Historical Events In 1959

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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.  

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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   In the year 1959 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   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died on this day in history.  

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

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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