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’s 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