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Historical Events In 1959

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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   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   1st transcontinental coml jet flight (American) (LA to NY for $301) in the year 1959.  

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   Pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1959 italy government of Fanfani resigns  

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released  

Jan 30   In the year 1959 australia 1-200 first day 4th Test vs England, Adelaide Oval  

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

Feb 03   American Airlines Electra crashes in New York's East River, killing 65 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1959.  

Feb 04   In the year 1959 israel begins exporting copper ore  

Feb 04   On this day in history una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78  

Feb 05   "Redhead" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 455 performances in the year 1959.  

Feb 05   Australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide in the year 1959.  

Feb 05   Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies in the year 1959.  

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   "Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances in the year 1959.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1959

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born in the year 1959.  

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   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

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   In the year 1959 jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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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