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Historical Events In 1959

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1959 uSAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 1st transcontinental coml jet flight (American) (LA to NY for $301)  

Jan 25   American Airlines beings the first scheduled transcontinental U.S. passenger air service, featuring the new Boeing 707 jetliner in the year 1959.  

Jan 25   On this day in history pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council  

Jan 25   The first transcontinental commercial jet flight (American) (Los Angeles to New York for $301) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Italy government of Fanfani resigns in the year 1959.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Australia 1-200 first day 4th Test vs England, Adelaide Oval on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85  

Feb 01   Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit) in the year 1959.  

Feb 01   In the year 1959 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss  

Feb 01   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins  

Feb 02   On this day in history buddy Holly's last performance  

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

Feb 02   Vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers in the year 1959.  

Feb 03   In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.  

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   In the year 1959 israel begins exporting copper ore  

Feb 04   Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow  

Feb 06   Indira Ghandi becomes the leader of India's Congress Party in the year 1959.  

Feb 06   US first successful Titan intercontinental ballistic missile on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1959 "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   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

Jan 17   In the year 1959 abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died in the year 1959.  

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

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

Jan 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

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