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Historical Events In 1959

Thursday, 13 August 2020

May 24   On this day in history empire Day renamed Commonwealth Day in England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   In the year 1959 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   On this day in history the first house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills PA)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   Khrushchev visits Angola on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   Supreme Court rules that Louisiana prohibiting black-white boxing is unconstitutional on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 26   Ed Walsh, baseball pitcher (1.82 ERA), dies at 78 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   On this day in history bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   Congressional Committee of Astronautics meets Project 7 astronauts in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 28   Monkeys Able & Baker zoom 300 miles (500 km) into space on Jupiter missile, became first animals retrieved from a space mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history charles de Gaulle forms French Government  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 29   On this day in history charles de Gaulle forms French govt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   Iraq terminates military assistance pact with US due to neutrality on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   President Somoza ends emergency crisis in Nicaragua in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 30   In the year 1959 world's first hovercraft (SR-N1) tested at Cowes England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 01   Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 02   In the year 1959 allen Ginsberg writes his poem "Lysergic Acid," SF  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 03   In the year 1959 1st US Air Force Academy graduation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 03   On this day in history ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   On this day in history charles Vidor, director (Gilda, Farewell to Arms), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   1st official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Fla) in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   X-15 makes first unpowered flight, from a B-52 at 11,500 m in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   The first ballistic missile sub launched (George Washington-Groton, Ct) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   In the year 1959 hovercraft demonstrated for the first time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   On this day in history postmaster General bans D.H. Lawrence's book, Lady Chatterley's Lover  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), shoots self at 45 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   Abdul Mouse, Indonesian nationalist foreman/author, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   On this day in history 1st telecast transmitted from England to US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   In the year 1959 ethel Barrymore, [Blythe], actress (None but the lonely), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   In the year 1959 the First telecast transmitted from England to US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   On this day in history senate rejects Ike's appointment of Lewis Strauss for Sec of Comm  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 20   Escuminac New Brunswick a severe storm in Northumberland Strait sinks 22 boats, drowns 35 fishermen on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 20   In the year 1959 hitoshi Ashida, Japanese politician, dies at 71  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 in the year 1959.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist was born in the year 1959.  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   In the year 1959 birth of kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 08   In the year 1959 birth of michael Harwood, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71  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 in the year 1959.  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   On this day in history joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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