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Historical Events In 1959

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Feb 07   In the year 1959 castro proclaims new Cuban constitution  

Feb 07   Cessna lands in Las Vegas after 65 d without landing (refuels in air) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   William J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Coasters's "Charlie Brown" peaks at #2 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Dutch Princess Wilhelmina publishes "Lonely, but not alone" on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Tornado in St Louis kills 19 & injures 265 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history vinoo Mankad ends his final Test Cricket (v West Indies at Delhi)  

Feb 13   In the year 1959 barbie doll goes on sale  

Feb 13   Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns in the year 1959.  

Feb 13   In the year 1959 william L Axt, composer, dies at 70  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history antonio Segni forms Italian government  

Feb 15   Owen W Richardson, English physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   The birth of Greta Scacchi, American actress in the year 1959.  

Feb 19   Britain, Turkey & Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence in the year 1959.  

Feb 19   On this day in history britain, Turkey &Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence  

Feb 19   Gabon adopts its constitution in the year 1959.  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history ray McDonald, dancer, dies of barbituate overdose at 38  

Feb 22   Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36 in the year 1959.  

Feb 23   In the year 1959 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open  

Feb 23   In the year 1959 kVIE TV channel 6 in Sacramento-Stockton CA (PBS) begins broadcasting  

Feb 26   Lou Costello, actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52 in the year 1959.  

Feb 27   On this day in history chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players  

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

Feb 28   Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs USA won by Denny & Jones of Great Britain in the year 1959.  

Feb 28   Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner & Paul of CAN in the year 1959.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1959 launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.  

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 on this day in history.  

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