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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Nov 19   In the year 1959 edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1959 uN adopts the declaration of children's rights  

Nov 21   Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49  

Nov 22   In the year 1959 aFL's 1st draft  

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

Nov 23   "Fiorello!" premiers on Broadway on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71 in the year 1959.  

Nov 25   In the year 1959 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances  

Nov 26   In the year 1959 albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   Joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL in the year 1959.  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history the First color photograph of Earth from outer space  

Dec 01   In the year 1959 twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research  

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 06   In the year 1959 len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66  

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

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

Dec 09   In the year 1959 walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47  

Dec 10   In the year 1959 charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies  

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   On this day in history russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79  

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   In the year 1959 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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