Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 07 July 2022
Oct 21 The Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City on this day in history.
Oct 22 "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances in the year 1959.
Oct 24 On this day in history uS premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
Oct 25 In the year 1959 bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
Oct 27 In the year 1959 rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico
Oct 28 On this day in history abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies
Oct 28 On this day in history buffalo Bills enter AFL
Oct 29 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced on this day in history.
Oct 30 Blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33 in the year 1959.
Oct 31 On this day in history lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US
Nov 01 In the year 1959 gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66
Nov 01 In the year 1959 goalie Jacques Plant wears a hockey mask fo rthe first time in a game
Nov 02 In the year 1959 "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 perfs
Nov 02 Charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21" was fixed on this day in history.
Nov 03 Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1959.
Nov 05 AFL announced with 8 teams in the year 1959.
Nov 07 On this day in history 13th Ryder Cup: US wins 8½-3½ at Eldorado Golf Club (Indian Wells, California)
Nov 07 Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 08 KJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast in the year 1959.
Nov 09 In the year 1959 frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70
Nov 10 Corinne Rottschaeffer elected Miss World in the year 1959.
Nov 10 Lupino Lane, actress (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67 in the year 1959.
Nov 12 In the year 1959 white Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP
Nov 14 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs in the year 1959.
Nov 14 In the year 1959 kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)
Nov 14 Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84 in the year 1959.
Nov 15 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies on this day in history.
Nov 15 Robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas in the year 1959.
Nov 16 "Sound of Music" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 perfs in the year 1959.
Nov 16 The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Nov 17 De Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond on this day in history.
Nov 17 Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer/pianist/conductor, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1959 wash Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
Nov 19 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC in the year 1959.