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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 25 February 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections on this day in history.  

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

Mar 15   Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 minutes 42.5 seconds on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history australia and USSR restore diplomatic relations  

Mar 17   On this day in history dalai Lama flees Tibet for India  

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   In the year 1959 "1st Impressions" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 84 performances  

Mar 22   In the year 1959 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament  

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   Raymond T Chandler, US detective writer (Long Goodbye), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Test debut for Mushtaq Mohammad vs West Indies age 15 years 124 days in the year 1959.  

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

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

Mar 28   11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's govt & installs Panchen Lama in the year 1959.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history barthelemy Boganda, first president of the Central African Republic, is killed in a plane crash.  

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

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

Mar 31   Dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   The Dalai Lama, fleeing the Chinese suppression of a national uprising in Tibet, crosses the border into India, where he is granted political asylum on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1959 benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79  

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

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   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  

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