Historical Events Happened In 1958
Thursday, 28 July 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 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 Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1958 lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town
Jan 04 In the year 1958 sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
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 In the year 1958 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings
Jan 06 In the year 1958 gibson patents the Flying V Guitar
Jan 06 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1958 petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 in the year 1958.
Jan 08 Bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14 on this day in history.
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 Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52 in the year 1958.
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 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 NY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 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.