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1959 Calendar

1959 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

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1959 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 4, 1959Luna 1 becomes the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon.
  •  February 8, 1959 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Pig in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 24, 1959 – The Party of the African Federation is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.
  •  April 10, 1959 – Akihito, future Emperor of Japan, weds Michiko.
  •  June 9, 1959 – The USS George Washington is launched. It is the first submarine to carry ballistic missiles.
  •  August 17, 1959Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the much acclaimed and highly influential best selling jazz recording of all time, is released.
  •  September 14, 1959 – The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it.
  •  October 7, 1959 – U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon.
  •  November 1, 1959 – In Rwanda, Hutu politician Dominique Mbonyumutwa is beaten up by Tutsi forces, leading to a period of violence known as the wind of destruction.
  •  December 29, 1959 – Physicist Richard Feynman gives a speech entitled “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom”, which is regarded as the birth of nanotechnology.

Who Were Born On 1959?

  •  January 19, 1959 – Jeff Pilson, American bass guitarist
  •  March 5, 1959 – Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian politician and 7th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 1999)
  •  March 20, 1959 – Dave Beasant, English football goalkeeper
  •  April 10, 1959 – Yvan Loubier, Canadian politician
  •  July 7, 1959 – Jessica Hahn, American model
  •  July 8, 1959 – Robert Knepper, American actor
  •  September 20, 1959 – Joanna Domańska, Polish classical pianist and music teacher
  •  October 21, 1959 – Andy Picheta, English film director
  •  November 7, 1959 – Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football manager
  •  November 29, 1959 – Rahm Emanuel, American politician