Historical Events In 1959
Monday, 28 September 2020
Oct 21 On this day in history the Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City.
Oct 22 "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances on this day in history.
Oct 24 US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert in the year 1959.
Oct 25 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42 in the year 1959.
Oct 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1959 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
Oct 30 In the year 1959 blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33
Oct 31 On this day in history lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US
Nov 01 Gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Nov 01 Goalie Jacques Plant wears a hockey mask fo rthe first time in a game in the year 1959.
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 In the year 1959 aFL announced with 8 teams
Nov 07 In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.
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 In the year 1959 corinne Rottschaeffer elected Miss World
Nov 10 In the year 1959 lupino Lane, actress (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67
Nov 12 White Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP on this day in history.
Nov 14 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs on this day in history.
Nov 14 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii) on this day in history.
Nov 14 Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
Nov 15 In the year 1959 robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas.
Nov 16 "Sound of Music" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 perfs on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1959 the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music opens on Broadway.
Nov 17 De Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond in the year 1959.
Nov 17 On this day in history heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer/pianist/conductor, dies at 72
Nov 18 In the year 1959 wash Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
Nov 19 On this day in history "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC