Star Map for Monday September 14, 1959

Get a map of the sky — with thousands of stars, the planets, the Sun and the Moon — as seen from a location and at a time of your choice.

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The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 14 September 1959

The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it..

Birthdate of John Berry, American singer-songwriter and guitarist; and Morten Harket, Norwegian singer-songwriter.

Death of Wayne Morris, American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1914).

200th anniversary

Death of Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, French general (b. 1712).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Peter Scott, English ornithologist, painter, and sailor (d. 1989); and Stuff Smith, American violinist (d. 1967).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Sarah Kofman, French philosopher and academic (d. 1994); Paul Little, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1993); Kate Millett, American author and activist (d. 2017); and Don Walser, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2006).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Steve Gaines, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1977); Ed King, American guitarist and songwriter (Strawberry Alarm Clock, Lynyrd Skynyrd); Tommy Seebach, Danish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 2003); Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1994); and Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese singer-songwriter.

5th anniversary

In a top secret nuclear test, a Soviet Tu-4 bomber drops a 40 kiloton atomic weapon just north of Totskoye village..

Birthdate of Barry Cowsill, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (d. 2005); and David Wojnarowicz, American painter and photographer (d. 1992).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Steve Berlin, American saxophonist, keyboard player, and producer; Geraldine Brooks, Australian-American novelist and journalist; William Jackson, Scottish harp player and composer; and Edu Manzano, American-Filipino actor and politician.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Paul Allott, English cricketer and sportscaster; Kostas Karamanlis, Greek lawyer and politician, 181st Prime Minister of Greece; Nathalie Roussel, French actress; Ray Wilkins, English footballer and manager; and Lefteris Zagoritis, Greek lawyer and politician.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Tim Wallach, American baseball player and coach; and Kepler Wessels, South African cricketer, coach, and sportscaster.

1st anniversary

The first two German post-war rockets, designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, reach the upper atmosphere..

Birthdate of Paul Clark, English footballer and manager; Jeff Crowe, New Zealand cricketer, referee, and manager; Arlindo Cruz, Brazilian singer-songwriter; and Beth Nielsen Chapman, American singer-songwriter.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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