Historical Events Happened In 1958
Saturday, 01 November 2014
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes in the year 1958.
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 in the year 1958.
Jan 01 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born on this day in history.
Jan 01 European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history 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 in the year 1958.
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up
Jan 04 Waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75 in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings on this day in history.
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1958 josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
Jan 07 Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 in the year 1958.
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 On this day in history cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 09 On this day in history paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
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 Alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1958.
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 On this day in history 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13 Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jan 13 US newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication on this day in history.
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft in the year 1958.
Jan 15 On this day in history nY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
Jan 18 On this day in history 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 18 The first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) in the year 1958.
Jan 19 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
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.