Historical Events on December 12, 1959

About Dec 12, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 10 months and 9 days

Historical Events

  • Jack Brabham becomes first Australian to win World Championship of Drivers; finishes 4th in season-ending US Grand Prix at Sebring to win title by 4 points from British driver Tony Brooks
  • UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established