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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Apr 04   In the year 1959 federation of Mali, consisting of Senegal & French Sudan (dissolved 1960)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 04   Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in S African Test), dies in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   On this day in history 23rd Golf Masters Championship Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 05   23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Apr 07   In the year 1959 radar first bounced off sun, Stanford Calif  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 08   In the year 1959 gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 09   Balt Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Wash Senators) in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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Apr 09   Selection of first 7 Mercury astronauts, include 4 naval aviators in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 10   In the year 1959 japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 11   On this day in history "Jamaica" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 558 performances  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 12   Ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   In the year 1959 eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   In the year 1959 uSAF launches Discover II into polar orbit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 13   In the year 1959 vanguard SLV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

Apr 15   In the year 1959 the birth of Emma Thompson, British actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 16   In the year 1959 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Apr 18   In the year 1959 irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 18   In the year 1959 montreal Canadiens beat Tor Maple Leafs 4 games to 1 for Stanley Cup  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   On this day in history "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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   On this day in history 1211-kg great white shark becomes largest fish ever caught on a rod  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 21   In the year 1959 alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16' 10" white shark  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 23   In the year 1959 "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 perfs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 04   Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 05   Kapil Dev, India's cricket player was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 07   In the year 1959 birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   Michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1959

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Jan 06   In the year 1959 jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 11   Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies in the year 1959.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 21   On this day in history cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 22   In the year 1959 a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 28   On this day in history joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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