Historical Events Happened In 1958
Monday, 24 November 2014
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 01 In the year 1958 european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
Jan 01 In the year 1958 european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history 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 On this day in history sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 04 On this day in history sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up
Jan 04 In the year 1958 waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
Jan 06 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar in the year 1958.
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 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
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 Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1958 jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart
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 On this day in history arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12 In the year 1958 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 In the year 1958 edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13 In the year 1958 uS newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft in the year 1958.
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 On this day in history canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 In the year 1958 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 In the year 1958 elvis Presley receives his draft notice.