Historical Events Happened In 1958
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
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 on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 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 On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
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 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up
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 On this day in history 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 Bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14 in the year 1958.
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 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 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 On this day in history 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 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 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1958 elvis Presley receives his draft notice.