Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Sep 22 On this day in history chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
Sep 23 1959 The M/S Princess of Tasmania Australiaâ€™s first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait in the year 1959.
Sep 25 Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1959.
Sep 26 Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 in the year 1959.
Sep 27 On this day in history nearly 5000 people die when a typhoon hits the Japanese island of Honshu.
Sep 27 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit in the year 1959.
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 in the year 1959.
Sep 29 Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution in the year 1959.
Sep 30 John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89 in the year 1959.
Oct 02 Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS on this day in history.
Oct 03 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 in the year 1959.
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 On this day in history far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3
Oct 07 Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack in the year 1959.
Oct 10 First Global Airline service is announced by Pan American World Airways in the year 1959.
Oct 10 Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies in the year 1959.
Oct 11 Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1959 kTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
Oct 12 In the year 1959 arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63
Oct 13 In the year 1959 k Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
Oct 14 Errol Flynn, US actor (Captain Blood), dies of heart attack at 50 in the year 1959.
Oct 15 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history the birth of The Duchess of York
Oct 16 In the year 1959 george C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78
Oct 17 "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs in the year 1959.
Oct 17 Queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse in the year 1959.
Oct 19 On this day in history boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60
Oct 19 Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel on this day in history.
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.