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.