Historical Events In 1959
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Nov 19 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1959 ford cancels the Edsel
Nov 20 In the year 1959 the all-new 105E Anglia was introduced in the United States--the first British Ford to be marketed to Americans on a large scale
Nov 20 UN adopts the declaration of children's rights on this day in history.
Nov 21 Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet
Nov 21 Max Baer US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49 in the year 1959.
Nov 21 On this day in history max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49
Nov 22 In the year 1959 aFL's 1st draft
Nov 23 In the year 1959 "Fiorello!" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
Nov 23 On this day in history "Fiorello!" premiers on Broadway
Nov 24 Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71 in the year 1959.
Nov 25 In the year 1959 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances
Nov 26 Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1959.
Nov 27 In the year 1959 gerard Philipe, actor/dir (La Ronde, Gambler), dies of cancer at 36
Nov 28 In the year 1959 lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday
Nov 29 In the year 1959 fritz Brun, composer, dies at 81
Nov 30 In the year 1959 joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL
Dec 01 In the year 1959 12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica
Dec 01 The First color photograph of Earth from outer space in the year 1959.
Dec 01 In the year 1959 twelve countries sign a treaty to protect Antarctica, as a preserve for scientific research
Dec 02 Malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history state of emergency on Cyprus ends
Dec 04 A monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US in the year 1959.
Dec 04 In the year 1959 rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58
Dec 05 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies in the year 1959.
Dec 06 In the year 1959 len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66
Dec 07 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history dom Mintoff demands independence for Malta
Dec 09 In the year 1959 walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47
Dec 10 In the year 1959 charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies
Dec 11 In the year 1959 yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri
Dec 12 Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79 in the year 1959.
Dec 12 UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established on this day in history.