Historical Events In 1959
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Oct 21 The Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City in the year 1959.
Oct 22 In the year 1959 "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
Oct 24 US premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert in the year 1959.
Oct 25 In the year 1959 bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
Oct 27 On this day in history rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico
Oct 28 In the year 1959 abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies
Oct 28 Buffalo Bills enter AFL in the year 1959.
Oct 29 In the year 1959 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
Oct 30 Blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1959 goalie Jacques Plant wears a hockey mask fo rthe first time in a game
Nov 02 On this day in history "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 perfs
Nov 02 On this day in history charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21" was fixed
Nov 03 Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 05 AFL announced with 8 teams in the year 1959.
Nov 07 13th Ryder Cup: US wins 8½-3½ at Eldorado Golf Club (Indian Wells, California) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1959 victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72
Nov 08 In the year 1959 kJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
Nov 09 Frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Corinne Rottschaeffer elected Miss World in the year 1959.
Nov 10 On this day in history lupino Lane, actress (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67
Nov 12 On this day in history white Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP
Nov 14 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)
Nov 14 Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Nov 15 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies in the year 1959.
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 In the year 1959 "Sound of Music" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 perfs
Nov 16 The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1959 de Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond
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