Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Dec 13 Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1959 archbishop Makarios elected first president of Cyprus
Dec 14 In the year 1959 archbishop Makarios proclaimed president of Cyprus
Dec 14 J.B. Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513 m on this day in history.
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" on this day in history.
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 On this day in history dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66
Dec 18 On this day in history sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL)
Dec 19 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0 in the year 1959.
Dec 19 On this day in history penn State’s Nittany Lions beat Alabama, 7-0, in the first Liberty Bowl football game
Dec 19 In the year 1959 walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War, dies at 117
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 On this day in history 10th largest snowfall in NYC history (13.7")
Dec 22 On this day in history continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth
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 Edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78 in the year 1959.
Dec 25 In the year 1959 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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 Robin Humphrey Milford, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1959.
Dec 29 Saul Levitt's "Andersonville Trial," premieres in NYC in the year 1959.
Dec 30 George Washington, 1st ballistic missile sub commissioned on this day in history.
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 In the year 1959 the George Washington, first ballistic missile sub commissioned