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
- February 8, 1959 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Pig in Chinese astrology.
- February 16, 1959 – Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.
- February 28, 1959 – Discoverer 1, an American spy satellite that is the first object intended to achieve a polar orbit, is launched. It failed to achieve orbit.
- March 24, 1959 – The Party of the African Federation is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keïta.
- March 28, 1959 – The State Council of the People’s Republic of China dissolves the government of Tibet.
- July 15, 1959 – The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
- July 25, 1959 – SR.N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais, France to Dover, England in just over two hours.
- August 11, 1959 – Sheremetyevo International Airport, the second-largest airport in Russia, opens.
- September 15, 1959 – Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
- November 21, 1959 – American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term “rock and roll” and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio for refusing to deny allegations that he had participated in the payola scandal.
Who Were Born On 1959?
- April 2, 1959 – Badou Ezzaki, Moroccan footballer and manager
- May 15, 1959 – Beverly Jo Scott, American-Belgian singer-songwriter
- May 22, 1959 – Kwak Jae-yong, South Korean director and screenwriter
- June 17, 1959 – Nikos Stavropoulos, Greek basketball player and coach
- June 21, 1959 – Kathy Mattea, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- July 31, 1959 – Andrew Marr, Scottish journalist and author
- September 21, 1959 – Danny Cox, English-American baseball player and coach
- November 1, 1959 – Susanna Clarke, English author
- November 18, 1959 – Cindy Blackman, American drummer
- December 31, 1959 – Ron Bennington, American comedian and radio host