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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Nov 19   Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1959 ford cancels the Edsel  

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

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

Nov 21   Jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet in the year 1959.  

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

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

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

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

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   Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1959.  

Nov 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1959 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   On this day in history the First color photograph of Earth from outer space  

Dec 01   On this day in history twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research  

Dec 02   Malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus in the year 1959.  

Dec 03   On this day in history state of emergency on Cyprus ends  

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

Dec 04   On this day in history rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58  

Dec 05   In the year 1959 k S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies  

Dec 06   On this day in history len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66  

Dec 07   On this day in history "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1959.  

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   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born in the year 1959.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  

Famous Deaths In 1959

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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