1959 is a year in the 20th century.
- Jacob Weiss, a member of the Irgun, is arrested by British police for a terrorist bombing that kills 7 civilians. (TXF: "Kaddish")
- Robert Gailen Orison is convicted of first degree murder. He serves his 22-year prison sentence in Soledad. (TXF: "Orison")
- The Studebaker automotive company releases a model of the Lark. (TLG: "Like Water for Octane")