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This is a list of events in the year 1959 of the 20th Century.

Biographical Events

  • March 8 (Sunday)
    • The University of Notre Dame at Georgetown University (GU) for the G.E. College Bowl television program on the CBS television Network (4 PM CST), broadcast from McDonough Gymnasium on the GU campus (Washington, D.C.).  Final score was 205 (ND) to 90 (GU).
  • March 10 (Tuesday)
    • The Notre Dame College Bowl team returns to Indiana and are met by a campus-wide pep rally:
      • "[W]hen Notre Dame's four-man quiz team returned to the campus after toppling Georgetown from a string of three victories on the program, 2,500 cheering students turned out with a band and corps of cheerleaders who leaped and back-flipped with all the abandon usually reversed for gridiron heroes.[1]"
  • March 15 (Sunday)
    • Barnard College (BC) at the University of Notre Dame for the G.E. College Bowl television program on the CBS television Network (4 PM CST), broadcast from Washington Hall on the University of Notre Dame campus.  Final score was 225 (BC) to 110 (ND).
  • Spring
  • June 7[2]
  • September
  • November 10

Reference

  1. "A Slow Locomotive for Lycanthropy".  Newsweek.  March 23, 1959.
  2. 2.0 2.1 University of Chicago Career Counseling and Placement booklet (Jul. 14, 1966).
  3. "One Hundred Fourteenth Annual Commencement", the University of Notre Dame (Jun, 7. 1959).
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