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Historical Events In 1959

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Mar 11   In the year 1959 haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 11   The HSS-2 amphibian all-weather anti submarine warfare helicopter made its first flight in the year 1959.  

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   On this day in history uS House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood  

Mar 15   In the year 1959 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   In the year 1959 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   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   "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 in the year 1959.  

Mar 25   Billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   French President De Gaulle acknowledges Oder-Neisse boundary on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1959.  

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   James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies in the year 1959.  

Mar 29   In the year 1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres  

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

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

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

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

Mar 31   On this day in history dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India  

Mar 31   On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.  

Apr 04   On this day in history fed of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)  

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   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born in the year 1959.  

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   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  

Jan 17   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   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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