Historical Events In 1959
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Apr 25 On this day in history st Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
Apr 25 USS Eversole rescues 14 Chinese Nationalist fishermen from their sinking fishing trawler in the Formosa Strait on this day in history.
Apr 26 Cuba invades Panama in the year 1959.
Apr 27 "Today" show goes abroard 1st time (Paris France) on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history "Today" show goes abroard the first time (Paris France)
Apr 27 In the year 1959 gordon Armstrong inventor of baby incubator, dies
Apr 27 Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies in the year 1959.
Apr 28 KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 30 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
May 01 On this day in history oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies
May 01 Streetcars in Ottawa replaced by buses on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1959 west Germany introduces 5 day work week
May 04 Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish (JB) in the year 1959.
May 04 In the year 1959 the first Grammy Awards Perry Como &Ella Fitzgerald win
May 04 The first Grammy Awards: Perry Como &Ella Fitzgerald win in the year 1959.
May 06 In the year 1959 iceland gunboats shoot at British fishing ships
May 08 In the year 1959 3-deck Nile excursion steamer springs a leak panicking passengers who capsized ship; 200 drown just yards from shore
May 08 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55 on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history soviet forces arrive in Afghánistán
May 11 In the year 1959 "Kookie, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb" by Byrnes & Connie Stevens hits #4
May 11 On this day in history elvis Presley's first entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"
May 11 Rodgers & Barer's musical "Once Upon a Mattress" premieres in NYC on this day in history.
May 12 Liz Taylor's 4th marriage (Eddie Fisher) in the year 1959.
May 14 In the year 1959 sidney Bechet, US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62
May 15 Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], Dutch actor, dies at 56 in the year 1959.
May 16 Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69 on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands
May 20 In the year 1959 alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60
May 20 Ford wins battle with Chrysler to call its new car "Falcon" on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history japanese-Americans regain their citizenship
May 20 Shah of Persia visits Netherlands in the year 1959.
May 21 In the year 1959 cleveland Metroparks Zoo Children's Petting Farm opens
May 22 On this day in history benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF