Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Sep 22 Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant in the year 1959.
Sep 23 In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.
Sep 27 In the year 1959 nearly 5000 people die when a typhoon hits the Japanese island of Honshu.
Sep 27 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit in the year 1959.
Sep 27 Typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1959 explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth
Sep 28 Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies in the year 1959.
Sep 29 Bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 02 Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS on this day in history.
Oct 03 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 on this day in history.
Oct 04 USSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history soviet Luna 3, First successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon
Oct 07 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1959 k Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
Oct 14 In the year 1959 errol Flynn, US actor (Captain Blood), dies of heart attack at 50
Oct 15 On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres
Oct 15 The birth of The Duchess of York in the year 1959.
Oct 16 George C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78 in the year 1959.
Oct 17 "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history florence Henderson joins Today Show panel
Oct 20 In the year 1959 werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75
Oct 21 On this day in history contra revolutionaries bomb Havana