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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Jul 18   The first black to win a major golf tournament (William Wright) in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 20   On this day in history harry Fox II, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   Savannah', the worlds first nuclear powered merchant ship, is launched on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 21   The first atomic powered merchant ship, Savannah, christened, Camden NJ on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 22   Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D, premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 23   VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   500,000th Dutch TV set registered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 24   VP Nixon argued with Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate" in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 25   In the year 1959 isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jul 26   On this day in history c Hoffmeister discovers asteroid #2183  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 26   Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   In the year 1959 great-Britain starts using postal codes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 28   Hawaii's first US election sends first Asian-Americans to Congress in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 30   In the year 1959 in his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jul 31   On this day in history 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 02   41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis GC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 02   Prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 03   On this day in history 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 04   In the year 1959 "Billy Barnes Revue" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 87 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 05   Edgar Guest, US poet/newspaperman, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 06   Preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   In the year 1959 explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 07   On this day in history explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 09   Emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   On this day in history 1st ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 12   The first ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 13   Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 13   In the year 1959 milt satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Seattle Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   Pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 16   In the year 1959 uSSR introduces installment buying  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 17   7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1959 birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   On this day in history paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   In the year 1959 cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   In the year 1959 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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