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Historical Events In 1959

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Jul 18   The first black to win a major golf tournament (William Wright) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 20   Harry Fox II, dies at 77 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   1st nuclear powered merchant ship, NS Savannah, christened, Camden NJ on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   On this day in history savannah', the worlds first nuclear powered merchant ship, is launched  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jul 22   In the year 1959 benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D, premieres  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jul 25   On this day in history isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jul 26   C Hoffmeister discovers asteroid #2183 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 26   In the year 1959 manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   On this day in history great-Britain starts using postal codes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   Hawaii's first US election sends first Asian-Americans to Congress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 30   On this day in history in his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 31   In the year 1959 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   On this day in history 41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis GC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 02   On this day in history prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 04   "Billy Barnes Revue" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 87 perfs in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   Edgar Guest, US poet/newspaperman, dies at 77 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 06   In the year 1959 preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 07   On this day in history explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 07   Explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 09   On this day in history emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   In the year 1959 1st ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 12   In the year 1959 the first ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   On this day in history henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 13   Milt satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit) in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Aug 16   On this day in history uSSR introduces installment buying  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 17   In the year 1959 7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 02   In the year 1959 birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1959

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Jan 06   In the year 1959 jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 11   In the year 1959 mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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