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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‚Äôs 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  

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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   On this day in history birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  

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   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

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 in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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