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Historical Events In 1959

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Sep 22   In the year 1959 chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant  

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 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   Typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000 in the year 1959.  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies  

Sep 29   In the year 1959 bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies  

Sep 29   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS  

Oct 03   William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 in the year 1959.  

Oct 04   In the year 1959 uSSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side  

Oct 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1959 friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies  

Oct 11   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63  

Oct 13   K Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 15   In the year 1959 "Untouchables" premieres  

Oct 15   The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1959 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   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   On this day in history florence Henderson joins Today Show panel  

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.  

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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   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1959 birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  

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   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1959 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   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  

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

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

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