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Historical Events In 1959

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Sep 22   In the year 1959 chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant  

Sep 23   1959 The M/S Princess of Tasmania Australia‚Äôs first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait in the year 1959.  

Sep 25   In the year 1959 ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49  

Sep 26   Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 in the year 1959.  

Sep 27   On this day in history nearly 5000 people die when a typhoon hits the Japanese island of Honshu.  

Sep 27   On this day in history soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit  

Sep 27   Typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies in the year 1959.  

Sep 29   On this day in history sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution  

Sep 30   John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89 in the year 1959.  

Oct 02   In the year 1959 rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS  

Oct 03   In the year 1959 william Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42  

Oct 04   In the year 1959 uSSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side  

Oct 06   Soviet Luna 3, First successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon in the year 1959.  

Oct 07   Far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3 in the year 1959.  

Oct 07   In the year 1959 mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack  

Oct 10   First Global Airline service is announced by Pan American World Airways on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies in the year 1959.  

Oct 11   On this day in history bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64  

Oct 11   KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1959.  

Oct 12   On this day in history arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63  

Oct 13   K Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67 in the year 1959.  

Oct 14   On this day in history errol Flynn, US actor (Captain Blood), dies of heart attack at 50  

Oct 15   "Untouchables" premieres in the year 1959.  

Oct 15   On this day in history the birth of The Duchess of York  

Oct 16   On this day in history george C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78  

Oct 17   On this day in history "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs  

Oct 17   Queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1959 boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60  

Oct 19   Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel in the year 1959.  

Oct 20   Werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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