Historical Events For 1958
Sunday, 04 December 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 On this day in history david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 in the year 1958.
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 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 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 In the year 1958 mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 13 On this day in history 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13 Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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) in the year 1958.
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 Elvis Presley receives his draft notice on this day in history.