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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Aug 17   In the year 1959 aDM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   On this day in history doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 19   In the year 1959 jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   In the year 1959 alfred Kubin, writer, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 20   On this day in history marine Helicopter Squadron 261, operating from the amphibious assault ship Thetis Bay, completed a week of relief operations in flood-stricken Taiwan in which it airlifted 1,600,540 pounds of cargo and 833 passengers on 898 missions.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 21   Hawaii becomes 50th US state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 24   On this day in history hiram L Fong sworn in as first Chinese-American senator while Daniel K Inouye sworn in as first Japanese-American Rep (Both from Hawaii)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 27   In the year 1959 off Cape Canaveral, FL, USS Observation Island (EAG-154) makes first shipboard launching of a Polaris missile.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 28   In the year 1959 bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Aug 31   Australia defeats US for tennis' Davis Cup on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Aug 31   Charles Delaney, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 02   On this day in history uS President Eisenhower arrives in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 06   On this day in history edmund Gwenn, actor (Them, Java Head, Miracle on 34th St), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 06   On this day in history mattel's Barbie doll goes on sale for the first time; she's still popular today.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 09   In the year 1959 max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 11   Paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 12   In the year 1959 luna 2 launched by USSR; first spacecraft to impact on the Moon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 12   Luna 2, of the USSR, became to first spacecraft to crash on the moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 12   In the year 1959 the Television show "Bonanza" premiers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   On this day in history 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   In the year 1959 gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 13   USSR's Luna 2 becomes first probe to contact another celestial body on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 14   Wayne Morris, actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 15   Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 16   On this day in history president De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 17   On this day in history bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 17   In the year 1959 typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan and Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 18   Vanguard 3 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 19   In the year 1959 nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 19   Nikita Krushchev is denied access to Disneyland in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 20   Olin Howlin, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy), dies at 63 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 21   On this day in history 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Sep 22   Benjamin Peret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1959.  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   In the year 1959 birth of kapil Dev, India's cricket player  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   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   In the year 1959 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   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 in the year 1959.  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   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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