Historical Events In 1959
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Feb 28 Maxwell Anderson, US dramatist (Key Largo, Bath Seed), dies at 70 in the year 1959.
Feb 28 In the year 1959 men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins USA
Feb 28 In the year 1959 the first polar orbiting satellite, Discoverer 1, launched
Mar 01 Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1959 beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament
Mar 02 In the year 1959 eric Blore, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70
Mar 03 In the year 1959 british government arrests Hastings Banda of Nyasaland, ends emergency crisis
Mar 03 On this day in history first US probe to enter solar orbit, Pioneer 4, is launched
Mar 03 On this day in history lou Costello, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
Mar 03 The new home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team was officially named Candlestick Park in the year 1959.
Mar 04 On this day in history pioneer 4 becomes the first American spacecraft to flyby the Moon
Mar 04 US Pioneer IV misses Moon & becomes 2nd (US 1st) artificial planet on this day in history.
Mar 05 On this day in history iran & US sign economic & military treaty
Mar 06 On this day in history 11st Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr
Mar 06 11th Emmy Awards Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history 11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr
Mar 06 Farthest radio signal heard (Pioneer IV, 400,000 miles) on this day in history.
Mar 06 Fred Stone, actor (Hideaway, Westerner), dies at 85 in the year 1959.
Mar 06 Raymond Burr wins for best actor in a series at the 11th Emmy Awards for his work in TV's Perry Mason on this day in history.
Mar 07 "Bells Are Ringing" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 925 perfs on this day in history.
Mar 07 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Economics of Welfare), dies on this day in history.
Mar 07 Melvin C. Garlow became the first pilot to fly over a million miles in jet airplanes on this day in history.
Mar 07 The first aviator to fly a million miles (1.61 Mkm) in a jet (MC Garlow) on this day in history.
Mar 07 West Indies all out 76 vs Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34 in the year 1959.
Mar 08 On this day in history abdel Wahab Shawwaf, Iraqi colonel/putschist, murdered
Mar 08 In the year 1959 groucho, Chico & Harpo's final TV appearance together
Mar 08 Groucho, Chico &Harpo's final TV appearance together in the year 1959.
Mar 08 Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq in the year 1959.
Mar 09 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 16 performances on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1959 barbie, the popular girls' doll, debuted, over 800 million sold
Mar 09 The first known radar contact is made with Venus in the year 1959.
Mar 10 In the year 1959 dorothy Comiskey Rigney, sells 54% of White Sox to Bill Veeck
Mar 10 Uprising against Chinese occupation force in Lhasa Tibet in the year 1959.
Mar 11 On this day in history "Raisin in the Sun," 1st Broadway play by a black woman, opens