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Historical Events In 1959

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

Sep 22   Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant in the year 1959.  

Sep 23   On this day in history 1959 The M/S Princess of Tasmania Australia’s first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait.  

Sep 25   Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 27   Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit on this day in history.  

Sep 27   In the year 1959 typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000  

Sep 28   Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth in the year 1959.  

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

Sep 29   Bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1959 sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution  

Sep 30   On this day in history john H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89  

Oct 02   On this day in history rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS  

Oct 03   William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1959 far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3  

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

Oct 10   In the year 1959 first Global Airline service is announced by Pan American World Airways  

Oct 10   Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

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

Oct 16   George C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1959 "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs  

Oct 17   In the year 1959 queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse  

Oct 19   Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel on this day in history.  

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

Oct 21   Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  

Jan 03   In the year 1959 birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1959.  

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 on this day in history.  

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