Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 In the year 1959 uS premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert
Oct 25 Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42 in the year 1959.
Oct 27 Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico in the year 1959.
Oct 28 Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1959 buffalo Bills enter AFL
Oct 29 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced in the year 1959.
Oct 30 On this day in history blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33
Oct 31 Lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US in the year 1959.
Nov 01 In the year 1959 gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66
Nov 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history charles Van Doren confesses, TV quiz show-"21" was fixed
Nov 03 In the year 1959 friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83
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) in the year 1959.
Nov 07 On this day in history victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72
Nov 08 On this day in history kJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
Nov 09 In the year 1959 frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.
Nov 14 In the year 1959 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 perfs
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 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies in the year 1959.
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 In the year 1959 "Sound of Music" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 perfs
Nov 16 In the year 1959 the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music opens on Broadway.
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history wash Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
Nov 19 "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on ABC in the year 1959.