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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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‚Äôs first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait.  

Sep 25   Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1959.  

Sep 26   In the year 1959 solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60  

Sep 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1959 typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000  

Sep 28   In the year 1959 explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth  

Sep 28   In the year 1959 gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies  

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

Sep 29   Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution in the year 1959.  

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   In the year 1959 soviet Luna 3, First successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon  

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   On this day in history friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies  

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

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

Oct 12   Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1959.  

Oct 13   In the year 1959 k Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67  

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

Oct 15   "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 15   The birth of The Duchess of York in the year 1959.  

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

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

Oct 17   On this day in history queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse  

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

Oct 19   In the year 1959 florence Henderson joins Today Show panel  

Oct 20   Werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 in the year 1959.  

Oct 21   In the year 1959 contra revolutionaries bomb Havana  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1959 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1959 birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1959 abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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