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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Mar 11   On this day in history haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76  

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

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

Mar 12   In the year 1959 dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections  

Mar 12   US House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood in the year 1959.  

Mar 15   Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 minutes 42.5 seconds in the year 1959.  

Mar 16   On this day in history iraq &USSR sign economic/technical treaty  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1959 dalai Lama flees Tibet for India  

Mar 17   Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer, dies on 48th birthday in the year 1959.  

Mar 18   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   "1st Impressions" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 84 performances in the year 1959.  

Mar 22   On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament  

Mar 24   Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact in the year 1959.  

Mar 25   Billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1959.  

Mar 25   On this day in history french President De Gaulle acknowledges Oder-Neisse boundary  

Mar 26   On this day in history raymond T Chandler, US detective writer (Long Goodbye), dies at 71  

Mar 26   Test debut for Mushtaq Mohammad vs West Indies age 15 years 124 days on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 29   In the year 1959 wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore  

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   In the year 1959 peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag), dies at 68  

Mar 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   Fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal &French Sudan (dissolved 1960) in the year 1959.  

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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 in the year 1959.  

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

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   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   In the year 1959 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   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 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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