Historical Events Happened In 1958
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes on this day in history.
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 in the year 1958.
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 Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland in the year 1958.
Jan 03 In the year 1958 lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1958 gibson patents the Flying V Guitar
Jan 06 In the year 1958 josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
Jan 07 In the year 1958 petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1958 cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies in the year 1958.
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 Sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV on this day in history.
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 In the year 1958 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13 In the year 1958 edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13 US newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication in the year 1958.
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 in the year 1958.
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 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
Jan 20 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1958.
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.