Historical Events In 1959
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Jan 21 In the year 1959 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77
Jan 22 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history uSAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects
Jan 24 In the year 1959 "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 perfs
Jan 25 In the year 1959 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 on this day in history.
Jan 25 Pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1959 the first transcontinental commercial jet flight (American) (Los Angeles to New York for $301)
Jan 26 Italy government of Fanfani resigns on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 Australia 1-200 first day 4th Test vs England, Adelaide Oval in the year 1959.
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 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
Feb 02 In the year 1959 buddy Holly's last performance
Feb 02 On this day in history frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies
Feb 02 In the year 1959 vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers
Feb 03 In the year 1959 american Airlines Electra crashes in New York's East River, killing 65
Feb 03 American Airlines Electra crashes in NY's East River, killing 65 in the year 1959.
Feb 03 Big Bopper, rocker, dies in plane crash at 28 in the year 1959.
Feb 03 On this day in history buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson die in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.
Feb 04 On this day in history israel begins exporting copper ore
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 On this day in history 1st successful test-fire of Titan ICBM
Feb 06 In the year 1959 fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow
Feb 06 On this day in history indira Ghandi becomes the leader of India's Congress Party
Feb 06 In the year 1959 uS first successful Titan intercontinental ballistic missile
Feb 07 On this day in history "Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances