Historical Events on February 1, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Swiss men vote against voting rights for women
  • Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Havana Golf Tournament
  • WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Zack Wheat unanimously elected to baseball Hall of Fame