Historical Events For 1958
Sunday, 18 March 2018
Jan 01 In the year 1958 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
Jan 01 European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation in the year 1958.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
Jan 03 In the year 1958 edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 03 Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 On this day in history waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings on this day in history.
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 In the year 1958 petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 In the year 1958 uSSR shrinks army to 300,000
Jan 08 Bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14 on this day in history.
Jan 08 Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana in the year 1958.
Jan 09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1958 charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52
Jan 10 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart in the year 1958.
Jan 11 In the year 1958 alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65
Jan 11 In the year 1958 sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV.
Jan 12 Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open in the year 1958.
Jan 13 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1958 edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13 On this day in history uS newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft on this day in history.
Jan 15 NY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1958 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 18 The first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1958 canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 In the year 1958 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.