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Historical Events In 1959

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Aug 17   ADM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   Doctor X beats Wilber Snyder in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 19   On this day in history jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 20   In the year 1959 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 21   Hawaii becomes 50th US state in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 24   In the year 1959 england complete 5-0 series drubbing of India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 27   Off Cape Canaveral, FL, USS Observation Island (EAG-154) makes first shipboard launching of a Polaris missile on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 28   Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Aug 31   Charles Delaney, dies at 67 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 02   In the year 1959 uS President Eisenhower arrives in Paris  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 09   On this day in history max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 11   On this day in history paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   Luna 2 launched by USSR; first spacecraft to impact on the Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   Luna 2, of the USSR, became to first spacecraft to crash on the moon in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 12   The Television show "Bonanza" premiers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   In the year 1959 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   Gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 13   USSR's Luna 2 becomes first probe to contact another celestial body in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 15   In the year 1959 soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 16   President De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 17   Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 17   On this day in history typhoon kills 2,000 in Japan and Korea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 18   In the year 1959 vanguard 3 launched into Earth orbit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 19   Nikita Krushchev is denied access to Disneyland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Sep 21   600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Sep 22   On this day in history benjamin Peret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60  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   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   In the year 1959 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 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  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   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1959 death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  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   Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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