August 1959

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August 21, 1959: Hawaii admitted as the 50th state of the U.S.A.
August 26, 1959: The first Mini Cooper produced
August 12, 1959: Echo launched for use as communications satellite
August 14, 1959: Explorer 6 returns first weather satellite photos

The following events occurred in August 1959.

August 1, 1959 (Saturday)[edit]

August 2, 1959 (Sunday)[edit]

August 3, 1959 (Monday)[edit]

August 4, 1959 (Tuesday)[edit]

August 5, 1959 (Wednesday)[edit]

August 6, 1959 (Thursday)[edit]

August 7, 1959 (Friday)[edit]

August 8, 1959 (Saturday)[edit]

August 9, 1959 (Sunday)[edit]

August 10, 1959 (Monday)[edit]

August 11, 1959 (Tuesday)[edit]

August 12, 1959 (Wednesday)[edit]

August 13, 1959 (Thursday)[edit]

August 14, 1959 (Friday)[edit]

August 15, 1959 (Saturday)[edit]

August 16, 1959 (Sunday)[edit]

August 17, 1959 (Monday)[edit]

August 18, 1959 (Tuesday)[edit]

August 19, 1959 (Wednesday)[edit]

August 20, 1959 (Thursday)[edit]

August 21, 1959 (Friday)[edit]

August 22, 1959 (Saturday)[edit]

August 23, 1959 (Sunday)[edit]

August 24, 1959 (Monday)[edit]

August 25, 1959 (Tuesday)[edit]

August 26, 1959 (Wednesday)[edit]

August 27, 1959 (Thursday)[edit]

August 28, 1959 (Friday)[edit]

August 29, 1959 (Saturday)[edit]

August 30, 1959 (Sunday)[edit]

August 31, 1959 (Monday)[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "The New Godfather", by Michael Daly, New York Magazine, June 23, 1986, p30
  3. ^ Vladimir A. Kozlov, Elaine McClarnand MacKinnon translator, Mass Uprisings in the USSR: Protest and Rebellion in the Post-Stalin Years (M.E. Sharpe, 2002), pp32–43
  4. ^ Richard A Lobban, Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony to Independent Nation (Westview Press, 1998), pp89–90
  5. ^ "Army Unveils Secret Weapon for 1965 – a Super-Soldier", Independent (Long Beach, California), August 4, 1959, pA-6
  6. ^ Nick Cullather, Illusions of Influence: The Political Economy of United States-Philippines Relations, 1942–1960 (Stanford University Press, 1994), pp156–157; "Chronology", The World Almanac and book of facts 1960 (New York World-Telegram Corporation, 1960), p114
  7. ^ Mark Wheelis, Lajos Rózsa and Malcolm Dando, Deadly Cultures: Biological Weapons Since 1945 (Harvard University Press, 2006), p403
  8. ^ Joseph Smith and Simon Davis, Historical Dictionary of the Cold War (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), pp88–89
  9. ^ "Once Mighty Flying Fortress On Its Last And Lonely Trip", Las Vegas Daily Optic, August 20, 1959, p11
  10. ^ Matthias Jakob and Oldrich Hungr, Debris-flow Hazards and Related Phenomena (Springer, 2005), p556
  11. ^ "TNT Blast Levels 6 Blocks, Kills 9", Oakland Tribune, August 7, 1959, p1
  12. ^ P.N. Sharma, Politics Of Peace: U N General Assembly (Abhinav Publications, 1977), p188
  13. ^ Salahuddin Ahmed, Bangladesh: Past and Present (APH Publishing, 2004), p153
  14. ^ Jared Brown, Moss Hart: A Prince of the Theatre: A Biography In Three Acts (Back Stage Books, 2006), p59
  15. ^ Report on Decker Fire
  16. ^ John Catchpole, Project Mercury: NASA's First Manned Space Programme (Springer, 2001), p38
  17. ^ Fred Bronson, The Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits (Billboard Books, 2003), p48
  18. ^ "Carter Hits Mighty 600 Foot Homer", El Paso Herald-Post, August 12, 1959, p16
  19. ^ "650-Foot Homer ... Longest?", El Paso Herald-Post, August 18, 1959, p18; Elysian Fields Quarterly
  20. ^ International Airport Guide
  21. ^ Gregg Ivers and Kevin T. McGuire, Creating Constitutional Change: Clashes Over Power and Liberty in the Supreme Court (University of Virginia Press, 2004), p20; "Club-Swinging Police Beat Back Crowd at Central High", Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News, August 12, 1959, p1;
  22. ^ Warren Upham and Patricia C. Harpole, Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001), pp157–58
  23. ^ Balázs Szalontai, Kim Il Sung in the Khrushchev era: Soviet-DPRK Relations and the Roots of North Korean Despotism, 1953–1964 (Stanford University Press, 2005) p146
  24. ^ Robert B. Kaplan and Richard B. Baldauf, Jr., Language and Language-in-Education Planning in the Pacific Basin (Springer, 2003), pp72–73
  25. ^ Jeff Miller, Going Long: The Wild 10-Year Saga of the Renegade American Football League in the Words of Those Who Lived It (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), pp7–8
  26. ^ Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering (Vol. 3), CRC Press, 2003), pp2049–50
  27. ^ Harry Foreman, Ed., Nuclear Power and the Public (University of Minnesota Press, 1970), pp149–150
  28. ^ "Second Typhoon Hits Central Japan", San Antonio Light, August 14, 1959, p28
  29. ^ "Jetliner Crashes On Training Flight", Oakland Tribune, August 16, 1959, p1
  30. ^ Queensland's 50 years of news
  31. ^ Ed Cooper, Soul of the Rockies: Portraits of America's Largest Mountain Range (Globe Pequot, 2008), p34; David Lavender, The Rockies (University of Nebraska Press, 2003), p9
  32. ^ "Ballistic Missiles on Soviet Subs", Oakland Tribune, August 17, 1959, p1
  33. ^ Thomas W. Petrisko, Fatima's Third Secret Explained (St. Andrews Productions, 2001), pp50–55
  34. ^ M.C. Ricklefs, A History of Modern Indonesia Since c. 1200 (Stanford University Press, 2002), p323
  35. ^ John E. Jessup, An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945–1996 (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1998), p153; Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
  36. ^ Lee Lowenfish, Branch Rickey: Baseball's Ferocious Gentleman (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), pp558–59
  37. ^ "60 Firemen Hurt As Tanks Blow Up", Oakland Tribune, August 18, 1959, p1
  38. ^ "Berserk Elephant Attacks At Ritual; 20 Killed in Crush", Charleston (W.V.) Daily Mail, August 20, 1959, p34
  39. ^ Amos Jenkins Peaslee, International Governmental Organizations (BRILL, 1979), p266
  40. ^ "Storm Sinks Ship; 100 Feared Lost", Oakland Tribune, August 21, 1959, p1
  41. ^ "Hawaii Becomes 50th Star In New US Flag" The Fresno Bee, August 22, 1959, p3-A
  42. ^ "Bernstein, N.Y. Philharmonic Smash hit in Moscow Debut", Oakland Tribune, August 23, 1959, p1
  43. ^ Ebbets Field
  44. ^ "Congress Seats 3 Hawaii Solons", Oakland Tribune, August 24, 1959, p4
  45. ^ Congressional Deskbook: The Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Congress (The Capitol Net Inc, 2007), pp218–19
  46. ^ Mark A. Ryan, David M. Finkelstein and Michael A. McDevitt, Chinese Warfighting: The PLA Experience Since 1949 (M.E. Sharpe, 2003), p177
  47. ^ Dilip Hiro, War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and Global Response (Routledge, 2002), pp192–193
  48. ^ Kenneth T. Walsh, Air Force One: A History of the Presidents and Their Planes (Hyperion, 2003), pp57–58
  49. ^ Patrick C. Paternie, MINI (MotorBooks/MBI Publishing Company, 2002), p60
  50. ^ Lavinia Stan, Transitional Justice in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: Reckoning With the Communist Past (Taylor & Francis, 2009), p158
  51. ^ Joseph Nathan Kane, Famous First Facts, 4th Ed., (Ace Books, 1974) p550
  52. ^ Lawrence E. Lamb, Inside the Space Race: A Space Surgeon's Diary (BookPros, LLC, 2006), pp104–111
  53. ^ Mark Ford, ed., Frank O'Hara: Selected Poems (reissue Random House, Inc., 2008), pp247–48
  54. ^ Cheng Guan Ang, The Vietnam War From the Other Side: The Vietnamese Communists' Perspective (Routledge, 2002), pp41–42
  55. ^ "32 Killed in Crash of Suspension Car", Oakland Tribune, August 29, 1959, p1
  56. ^ K. Warikoo, Himalayan Frontiers of India: Historical, Geo-Political and Strategic Perspectives (Taylor & Francis, 2009), p141
  57. ^ Walter Everett, The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men Through Rubber Soul (Oxford University Press US, 2001), p40
  58. ^ "9 Killed By Lightning in Wide Storm", Oakland Tribune, August 30, 1959, p1
  59. ^ Virginia Thompson and Richard Adloff, Djibouti and the Horn of Africa (Stanford University Press, 1968), p75
  60. ^ "The Murders and the Musical", by Mike McAlary, New York Magazine, November 10, 1997, pp38–44
  61. ^ "Royal Pair Miss Death By Bomb", Oakland Tribune, September 1, 1959, p3
  62. ^ Philip Short, Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare (Macmillan, 2006), p126
  63. ^ Gerald Corbitt, Andrew S. Bailey and George Williams, HIV infection in Manchester, 1959, The Lancet, Volume 336, Issue 8706, Page 51, 7 July 1990
  64. ^ Edward Hooper, The River: A Journey to the Source of HIV and AIDS (Back Bay Books, 2000) pp 20–25, 919, 1001