- 1958 – Jack Kilby demonstrates the first integrated circuit.
- 1959 – Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color.
- 2005 – Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
Bonanza was a NBC-produced western television series, which ran on that network from September 12, 1959 to January 16, 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 430 episodes, it ranks as the second longest running western series (behind Gunsmoke) and still continues to air in syndication,