Historical Events In 1959
Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Sep 22 In the year 1959 chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
Sep 23 In the year 1959 1959 The M/S Princess of Tasmania Australia’s first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait.
Sep 25 Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1959.
Sep 26 Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Nearly 5000 people die when a typhoon hits the Japanese island of Honshu on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit
Sep 27 On this day in history typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000
Sep 28 Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth in the year 1959.
Sep 28 Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies in the year 1959.
Sep 29 Bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies on this day in history.
Sep 29 Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution on this day in history.
Sep 30 John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89 in the year 1959.
Oct 02 On this day in history rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS
Oct 03 On this day in history william Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42
Oct 04 In the year 1959 uSSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side
Oct 06 Soviet Luna 3, First successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon on this day in history.
Oct 07 Far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3 on this day in history.
Oct 07 Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1959 first Global Airline service is announced by Pan American World Airways
Oct 10 Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies in the year 1959.
Oct 11 Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64 in the year 1959.
Oct 11 KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Oct 12 Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1959.
Oct 13 K Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history errol Flynn, US actor (Captain Blood), dies of heart attack at 50
Oct 15 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1959 the birth of The Duchess of York
Oct 16 In the year 1959 george C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78
Oct 17 On this day in history "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs
Oct 17 On this day in history queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse
Oct 19 Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1959 florence Henderson joins Today Show panel
Oct 20 Werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 in the year 1959.
Oct 21 Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana on this day in history.