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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Dec 13   On this day in history archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus  

Dec 13   In the year 1959 archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus  

Dec 14   Archbishop Makarios proclaimed president of Cyprus on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history j.B. Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513 m  

Dec 14   Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84 in the year 1959.  

Dec 15   Everly Brothers record "Let It Be Me" in the year 1959.  

Dec 16   On this day in history snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48  

Dec 17   On this day in history on the Beach premiered this day at the Astor Theatre in New York City -- and in 17 other cities. It was the first motion picture to debut simultaneously in major cities around the world  

Dec 18   Dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66 in the year 1959.  

Dec 18   In the year 1959 sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL)  

Dec 19   On this day in history 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0  

Dec 19   Penn State’s Nittany Lions beat Alabama, 7-0, in the first Liberty Bowl football game on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War, dies at 117 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1959 walter Williams, thought to be the last surviving veteran of the US Civil War, dies in Houston, Texas at age 117.  

Dec 20   Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India v Australia at Kanpur in the year 1959.  

Dec 21   10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7") in the year 1959.  

Dec 22   Continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60  

Dec 22   New York Rangers goalie Marcel Paille wears a customized face mask during a game in the year 1959.  

Dec 23   In the year 1959 edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78  

Dec 25   On this day in history a synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swastikas  

Dec 27   Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat, dies at 70 in the year 1959.  

Dec 27   Balt Colts beat NY Giants 31-16 in NFL championship game in the year 1959.  

Dec 29   On this day in history robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56  

Dec 29   On this day in history saul Levitt's "Andersonville Trial," premieres in NYC  

Dec 30   George Washington, 1st ballistic missile sub commissioned in the year 1959.  

Dec 30   On this day in history maria Baers, Flemish social female worker/senator, dies at 76  

Dec 30   In the year 1959 the birth of Tracey Ullman, British comedienne  

Dec 30   The George Washington, first ballistic missile sub commissioned 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   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

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   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   On this day in history paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1959 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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