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Historical Events In 1959

Sunday, 19 September 2021

Feb 07   Castro proclaims new Cuban constitution in the year 1959.  

Feb 07   On this day in history cessna lands in Las Vegas after 65 d without landing (refuels in air)  

Feb 07   Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa (1948-54), dies at 84 in the year 1959.  

Feb 08   On this day in history william J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76  

Feb 09   On this day in history coasters's "Charlie Brown" peaks at #2  

Feb 10   On this day in history dutch Princess Wilhelmina publishes "Lonely, but not alone"  

Feb 10   On this day in history tornado in St Louis kills 19 & injures 265  

Feb 11   Vinoo Mankad ends his final Test Cricket (v West Indies at Delhi) in the year 1959.  

Feb 13   In the year 1959 barbie doll goes on sale  

Feb 13   In the year 1959 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns  

Feb 13   On this day in history william L Axt, composer, dies at 70  

Feb 14   $3.6 million heroin seizure in New York NY in the year 1959.  

Feb 15   Antonio Segni forms Italian government in the year 1959.  

Feb 15   In the year 1959 owen W Richardson, English physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69  

Feb 16   In the year 1959 fidel Castro becomes premier of Cuba after overthrowing Batista.  

Feb 16   Fidel Castro becomes the President of Cuba, overthrowing Fulgenico Batista in the year 1959.  

Feb 17   Kathryn Adams, actress (Meet the Chump, 5th Avenue Girl), dies in the year 1959.  

Feb 18   On this day in history alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65  

Feb 18   In the year 1959 the birth of Greta Scacchi, American actress  

Feb 19   Britain, Turkey & Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Britain, Turkey &Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history gabon adopts its constitution  

Feb 19   In the year 1959 uSAF rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 kph), New Mexico  

Feb 20   Ray McDonald, dancer, dies of barbituate overdose at 38 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open  

Feb 23   KVIE TV channel 6 in Sacramento-Stockton CA (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history lou Costello, actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52  

Feb 27   In the year 1959 chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players  

Feb 28   "Goldilocks" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances in the year 1959.  

Feb 28   In the year 1959 ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs USA won by Denny & Jones of Great Britain  

Feb 28   In the year 1959 ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner & Paul of CAN  

Feb 28   On this day in history ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Carol Heiss USA  

Feb 28   Launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1959 birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  

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

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   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1959.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi in the year 1959.  

Jan 20   In the year 1959 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   On this day in history 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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