Historical Events In 1958
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Mar 26 In the year 1958 phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
Mar 26 In the year 1958 uS Army launches America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"
Mar 27 CBS Labs announce new stereophonic records on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history havana Hilton opens
Mar 27 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier & first Secretary of Communist Party in the year 1958.
Mar 28 Chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 29 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1958 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by David Jenkins
Mar 31 US Navy forms atomic sub division on this day in history.
Mar 31 USSR suspends nuclear weapons tests, and urges US and Britain to do same on this day in history.
Apr 02 Antillean Brewery (Amstel beer) opens in the year 1958.
Apr 02 Last load of bitumen on Pacific Highway between Sydney and Brisbane is laid 18km south of Taree, NSW on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history national Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA
Apr 02 Wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record) on this day in history.
Apr 03 "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1958 fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana
Apr 03 Theodor Kramer, writer, dies in the year 1958.
Apr 04 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England) in the year 1958.
Apr 04 In the year 1958 eugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt
Apr 04 In the year 1958 hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
Apr 05 On this day in history jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87
Apr 05 Ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time in the year 1958.
Apr 06 Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters on this day in history.
Apr 07 Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line in the year 1958.
Apr 07 On this day in history judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75
Apr 10 Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on this day in history.
Apr 10 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco in the year 1958.
Apr 11 Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF) in the year 1958.
Apr 15 In the year 1958 estelle Taylor, dies at 64
Apr 16 Arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history french govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
Apr 17 Brussel's (Belgium) World Fair opens in the year 1958.
Apr 18 In the year 1958 maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85
Apr 20 In the year 1958 buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM