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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history uSAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects  

Jan 24   "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 perfs on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1959 1st transcontinental coml jet flight (American) (LA to NY for $301)  

Jan 25   On this day in history american Airlines beings the first scheduled transcontinental U.S. passenger air service, featuring the new Boeing 707 jetliner.  

Jan 25   In the year 1959 pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council  

Jan 25   The first transcontinental commercial jet flight (American) (Los Angeles to New York for $301) in the year 1959.  

Jan 26   On this day in history italy government of Fanfani resigns  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1959 soviet Union wins 62-37 for first international basketball loss by US  

Jan 29   Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released in the year 1959.  

Jan 30   On this day in history australia 1-200 first day 4th Test vs England, Adelaide Oval  

Feb 01   Madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85 in the year 1959.  

Feb 01   On this day in history texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)  

Feb 01   US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss in the year 1959.  

Feb 01   US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Buddy Holly's last performance on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers  

Feb 03   On this day in history american Airlines Electra crashes in New York's East River, killing 65  

Feb 03   In the year 1959 american Airlines Electra crashes in NY's East River, killing 65  

Feb 03   Big Bopper, rocker, dies in plane crash at 28 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson die in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Israel begins exporting copper ore in the year 1959.  

Feb 04   In the year 1959 una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78  

Feb 05   On this day in history "Redhead" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 455 performances  

Feb 05   On this day in history australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide  

Feb 05   In the year 1959 gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies  

Feb 06   1st successful test-fire of Titan ICBM in the year 1959.  

Feb 06   In the year 1959 fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow  

Feb 06   Indira Ghandi becomes the leader of India's Congress Party on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history uS first successful Titan intercontinental ballistic missile  

Feb 07   On this day in history "Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances  

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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   In the year 1959 birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 11   In the year 1959 mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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