Historical Events In 1959
Monday, 03 August 2020
Nov 19 In the year 1959 edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies
Nov 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uN adopts the declaration of children's rights
Nov 21 Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet in the year 1959.
Nov 21 On this day in history jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet
Nov 21 On this day in history max Baer US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49
Nov 21 On this day in history max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49
Nov 22 AFL's 1st draft on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1959 "Fiorello!" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
Nov 23 "Fiorello!" premiers on Broadway in the year 1959.
Nov 24 Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Nov 25 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances in the year 1959.
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 Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday in the year 1959.
Nov 29 In the year 1959 fritz Brun, composer, dies at 81
Nov 30 Joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL in the year 1959.
Dec 01 On this day in history 12 nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica
Dec 01 The First color photograph of Earth from outer space on this day in history.
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 in the year 1959.
Dec 03 State of emergency on Cyprus ends in the year 1959.
Dec 04 In the year 1959 a monkey returns to earth safely, after being launched into orbit 55 miles high by the US
Dec 04 Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history k S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies
Dec 06 In the year 1959 len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66
Dec 07 In the year 1959 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances
Dec 08 Dom Mintoff demands independence for Malta in the year 1959.
Dec 09 Walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47 in the year 1959.
Dec 10 On this day in history charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies
Dec 11 On this day in history yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri
Dec 12 On this day in history russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79
Dec 12 UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established in the year 1959.