Historical Events In 1958
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1958 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 In the year 1958 david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 01 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born on this day in history.
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 On this day in history edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
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 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up on this day in history.
Jan 04 Waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings in the year 1958.
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 Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 11 Sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV in the year 1958.
Jan 12 Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1958.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft in the year 1958.
Jan 15 On this day in history nY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
Jan 18 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) in the year 1958.
Jan 18 The first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) in the year 1958.
Jan 19 In the year 1958 canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 In the year 1958 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.