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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  

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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   In the year 1959 birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born in the year 1959.  

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

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  

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   In the year 1959 paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  

Jan 28   On this day in history joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  

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