Historical Events Happened In 1958
Friday, 29 April 2016
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes in the year 1958.
Jan 01 On this day in history david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 01 On this day in history european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
Jan 01 On this day in history european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White on this day in history.
Jan 03 Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland in the year 1958.
Jan 03 Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings in the year 1958.
Jan 06 On this day in history gibson patents the Flying V Guitar
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 on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1958 uSSR shrinks army to 300,000
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1958 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 On this day in history jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart
Jan 11 On this day in history alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65
Jan 11 On this day in history sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV.
Jan 12 In the year 1958 arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 13 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban on this day in history.
Jan 13 Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1958 uS newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 14 On this day in history qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft.
Jan 15 In the year 1958 nY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
Jan 18 In the year 1958 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 18 On this day in history the first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 19 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
Jan 20 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 Elvis Presley receives his draft notice in the year 1958.