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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Nov 19   Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies in the year 1959.  

Nov 19   Ford cancels the Edsel in the year 1959.  

Nov 20   The all-new 105E Anglia was introduced in the United States--the first British Ford to be marketed to Americans on a large scale in the year 1959.  

Nov 20   UN adopts the declaration of children's rights in the year 1959.  

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

Nov 21   On this day in history jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet  

Nov 21   Max Baer US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49 in the year 1959.  

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

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

Nov 23   "Fiorello!" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances in the year 1959.  

Nov 23   In the year 1959 "Fiorello!" premiers on Broadway  

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 in the year 1959.  

Nov 27   In the year 1959 gerard Philipe, actor/dir (La Ronde, Gambler), dies of cancer at 36  

Nov 28   Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday in the year 1959.  

Nov 29   Fritz Brun, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 01   12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica in the year 1959.  

Dec 01   The First color photograph of Earth from outer space on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus  

Dec 03   State of emergency on Cyprus ends on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history a monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US  

Dec 04   Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history k S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies  

Dec 06   Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 08   On this day in history dom Mintoff demands independence for Malta  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Dec 12   In the year 1959 uN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   On this day in history mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1959 abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  

Jan 21   In the year 1959 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

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

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