Historical Events In 1958
Friday, 18 June 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1958 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 in the year 1958.
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 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 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 In the year 1958 uSSR shrinks army to 300,000
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana on this day in history.
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 in the year 1958.
Jan 10 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart on this day in history.
Jan 11 Alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1958.
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 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 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 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 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) on this day in history.
Jan 19 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League on this day in history.
Jan 20 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1958.
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.