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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Apr 04   Federation of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 04   On this day in history stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 05   23rd Golf Masters Championship Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 05   23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 05   On this day in history art Wall wins golf's Masters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   In the year 1959 oklahoma ends prohibition, after 51 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 07   On this day in history radar first bounced off sun, Stanford Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 08   On this day in history gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 09   On this day in history balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 09   Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 09   Selection of first 7 Mercury astronauts, include 4 naval aviators on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 10   On this day in history japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 11   "Jamaica" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 558 performances in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 12   On this day in history ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   USAF launches Discover II into polar orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   Vanguard SLV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 13   Vatican edict forbids Roman Catholics for voting for communists on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 14   On this day in history (Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 15   Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 15   The birth of Emma Thompson, British actress in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   On this day in history "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   On this day in history charles Halton, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   Helicopters from USS Edisto begin rescue operations in Montevideo, Uruguay. By 26 April they had carried 277 flood victims to safety in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 18   Irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 18   On this day in history montreal Canadiens beat Tor Maple Leafs 4 games to 1 for Stanley Cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 20   "Desilu Playhouse" on CBS-TV presented a two-part show titled, "The Untouchables" starting this night. Robert Stack starred in the program and became a major television star when "The Untouchables" become a weekly network series in the fall of 1959 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   In the year 1959 1211-kg great white shark becomes largest fish ever caught on a rod  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 21   Alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16' 10" white shark in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   On this day in history yankee Whitey Ford strikes-out 15, beating Senators, 1-0 in 14 innings  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 23   "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 24   "Your Hit Parade" ended after a nine-year run on television and many more years on radio. The show debuted in on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 24   In the year 1959 jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 24   Neth Dance Theater opens (Rudi of Dantzig & Cut Flier) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   In the year 1959 birth of rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 1959 birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 07   Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat) was born in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005) was born in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 06   Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 20   Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 died in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 21   Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 22   A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 28   In the year 1959 joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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