The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1959
- January 4, 1959 – Luna 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.
- May 19, 1959 – The North Vietnamese Army establishes Group 559, whose responsibility is to determine how to maintain supply lines to South Vietnam; the resulting route is the Ho Chi Minh trail.
- June 30, 1959 – A United States Air Force F-100 Super Sabre from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, crashes into a nearby elementary school, killing 11 students plus six residents from the local neighborhood.
- July 1, 1959 – Specific values for the international yard, avoirdupois pound and derived units (e.g. inch, mile and ounce) are adopted after agreement between the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries.
- September 15, 1959 – Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
- October 2, 1959 – The anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS television.
- October 7, 1959 – U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon.
- October 21, 1959 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order transferring Wernher von Braun and other German scientists from the United States Army to NASA.
- 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.
Who Were Born On 1959?
- January 5, 1959 – Clancy Brown, American actor and singer
- January 16, 1959 – Sade Adu, Nigerian-English singer-songwriter and producer
- March 26, 1959 – Chris Hansen, American journalist
- June 22, 1959 – Mike O'Meara, American radio host
- June 25, 1959 – Bobbie Vaile, Australian astrophysicist and astronomer (d. 1996)
- July 12, 1959 – Karl J. Friston, English psychiatrist and neuroscientist
- October 11, 1959 – Wayne Gardner, Australian motorcycle racer
- October 16, 1959 – Marc Collins-Rector, American businessman, founded Digital Entertainment Network
- October 23, 1959 – “Weird Al” Yankovic, American singer-songwriter, comedian, and actor
- October 29, 1959 – Jesse Barfield, American baseball player and sportscaster