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Historical Events In 1959

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Nov 19   On this day in history edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies  

Nov 19   In the year 1959 ford cancels the Edsel  

Nov 20   On this day in history the all-new 105E Anglia was introduced in the United States--the first British Ford to be marketed to Americans on a large scale  

Nov 20   UN adopts the declaration of children's rights on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1959 jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet  

Nov 21   In the year 1959 jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet  

Nov 21   Max Baer US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1959 max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49  

Nov 22   On this day in history aFL's 1st draft  

Nov 23   On this day in history "Fiorello!" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances  

Nov 23   "Fiorello!" premiers on Broadway in the year 1959.  

Nov 24   In the year 1959 lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71  

Nov 25   "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Gerard Philipe, actor/dir (La Ronde, Gambler), dies of cancer at 36 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday  

Nov 29   On this day in history fritz Brun, composer, dies at 81  

Nov 30   Joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica  

Dec 01   The First color photograph of Earth from outer space in the year 1959.  

Dec 01   Twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research in the year 1959.  

Dec 02   In the year 1959 malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus  

Dec 03   In the year 1959 state of emergency on Cyprus ends  

Dec 04   A monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US in the year 1959.  

Dec 04   In the year 1959 rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58  

Dec 05   K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66 in the year 1959.  

Dec 07   "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances in the year 1959.  

Dec 08   Dom Mintoff demands independence for Malta in the year 1959.  

Dec 09   Walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established 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   On this day in history birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  

Famous Deaths In 1959

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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

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