Historical Events In 1959
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Sep 22 On this day in history chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
Sep 23 On this day in history 1959 The M/S Princess of Tasmania Australia’s first passenger RO/RO diesel ferry makes maiden voyage across Bass Strait.
Sep 25 In the year 1959 ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49
Sep 26 In the year 1959 solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60
Sep 27 Nearly 5000 people die when a typhoon hits the Japanese island of Honshu in the year 1959.
Sep 27 On this day in history soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit
Sep 27 Typhoon Vera, hits Japanese island of Honshu, kills nearly 5,000 on this day in history.
Sep 28 Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around the Earth on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies
Sep 29 On this day in history bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies
Sep 29 In the year 1959 sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution
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 in the year 1959.
Oct 03 On this day in history william Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42
Oct 04 USSR Luna 3 sent back 1st photos of Moon's far side on this day in history.
Oct 06 Soviet Luna 3, First successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon in the year 1959.
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 In the year 1959 first Global Airline service is announced by Pan American World Airways
Oct 10 On this day in history friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies
Oct 11 In the year 1959 bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
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 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 On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres
Oct 15 The birth of The Duchess of York in the year 1959.
Oct 16 George C Marshall, US army general, dies at 78 in the year 1959.
Oct 17 "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 perfs on this day in history.
Oct 17 Queen Elizabeth is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse on this day in history.
Oct 19 Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 19 Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel in the year 1959.
Oct 20 In the year 1959 werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75
Oct 21 Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana on this day in history.