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’s 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.