1959

This article is about the year 1959. For other uses, see 1959 (disambiguation).
1959
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September
October
November
December
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1959 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1959
MCMLIX
Ab urbe condita 2712
Armenian calendar 1408
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Assyrian calendar 6709
Bahá'í calendar 115–116
Bengali calendar 1366
Berber calendar 2909
British Regnal year Eliz. 2 – 8  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2503
Burmese calendar 1321
Byzantine calendar 7467–7468
Chinese calendar 戊戌(Earth  Dog)
4655 or 4595
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth  Pig)
4656 or 4596
Coptic calendar 1675–1676
Discordian calendar 3125
Ethiopian calendar 1951–1952
Hebrew calendar 5719–5720
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2015–2016
 - Shaka Samvat 1880–1881
 - Kali Yuga 5059–5060
Holocene calendar 11959
Igbo calendar 959–960
Iranian calendar 1337–1338
Islamic calendar 1378–1379
Japanese calendar Shōwa 34
(昭和34年)
Javanese calendar 1890–1891
Juche calendar 48
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4292
Minguo calendar ROC 48
民國48年
Nanakshahi calendar 491
Thai solar calendar 2502

1959 ( MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday ( dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1959th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 959th year of the 2nd millennium, the 59th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1950s decade.

Events

January

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January 3 Alaska

February

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February 3: Crash kills musicians and pilot.

March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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Date unknown