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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Mar 11   Haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1959.  

Mar 11   The HSS-2 amphibian all-weather anti submarine warfare helicopter made its first flight on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1959 the new home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team was officially named Candlestick Park.  

Mar 12   On this day in history dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections  

Mar 12   In the year 1959 uS House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood  

Mar 15   On this day in history robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 minutes 42.5 seconds  

Mar 16   Iraq &USSR sign economic/technical treaty on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history john Sailling, last documented Civil War vet, dies at 111  

Mar 17   Australia and USSR restore diplomatic relations in the year 1959.  

Mar 17   Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer, dies on 48th birthday on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history u.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Hawaiian statehood bill into law, approving the entrance of Hawaii into the United States pending approval by the electorate of the Pacific Ocean island chain  

Mar 19   "1st Impressions" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 84 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament in the year 1959.  

Mar 24   Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56  

Mar 25   In the year 1959 french President De Gaulle acknowledges Oder-Neisse boundary  

Mar 26   In the year 1959 raymond T Chandler, US detective writer (Long Goodbye), dies at 71  

Mar 26   On this day in history test debut for Mushtaq Mohammad vs West Indies age 15 years 124 days  

Mar 27   Grant Withers, actor (Okla Annie), suicide with sleeping pills at 54 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government & installs Panchen Lama on this day in history.  

Mar 28   11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's govt & installs Panchen Lama on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1959 james Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies  

Mar 29   "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies in the year 1959.  

Mar 29   Barthelemy Boganda, first president of the Central African Republic, is killed in a plane crash on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore in the year 1959.  

Mar 30   In the year 1959 wNED TV channel 17 in Buffalo, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting  

Mar 31   In the year 1959 dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India  

Mar 31   Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag), dies at 68 in the year 1959.  

Mar 31   In the year 1959 the Dalai Lama, fleeing the Chinese suppression of a national uprising in Tibet, crosses the border into India, where he is granted political asylum  

Apr 02   Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79 in the year 1959.  

Apr 04   Fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1959 fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal &French Sudan (dissolved 1960)  

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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   On this day in history birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1959 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   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

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   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1959.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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

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

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