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Historical Events In 1958

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Mar 26   Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies in the year 1958.  

Mar 26   In the year 1958 uS Army launches America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"  

Mar 27   In the year 1958 cBS Labs announce new stereophonic records  

Mar 27   In the year 1958 havana Hilton opens  

Mar 27   Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier & first Secretary of Communist Party in the year 1958.  

Mar 28   On this day in history chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53  

Mar 29   In the year 1958 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss  

Mar 29   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by David Jenkins on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1958 uS Navy forms atomic sub division  

Mar 31   In the year 1958 uSSR suspends nuclear weapons tests, and urges US and Britain to do same  

Apr 02   Antillean Brewery (Amstel beer) opens in the year 1958.  

Apr 02   On this day in history last load of bitumen on Pacific Highway between Sydney and Brisbane is laid 18km south of Taree, NSW.  

Apr 02   In the year 1958 national Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA  

Apr 02   On this day in history wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record)  

Apr 03   "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana  

Apr 03   In the year 1958 theodor Kramer, writer, dies  

Apr 04   On this day in history 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England)  

Apr 04   In the year 1958 eugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt  

Apr 04   Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78 in the year 1958.  

Apr 05   In the year 1958 jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87  

Apr 05   On this day in history 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.  

Apr 06   In the year 1958 arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco  

Apr 11   On this day in history brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF)  

Apr 15   On this day in history estelle Taylor, dies at 64  

Apr 16   On this day in history arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament  

Apr 16   French govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1958 brussel's (Belgium) World Fair opens  

Apr 18   Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85 in the year 1958.  

Apr 20   In the year 1958 buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM  

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Famous Birthdays In 1958

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist was born in the year 1958.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of matt Frewer, Washington DC, actor (Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of nina Foust, Asheboro NC, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Ladies Open-6th)  

Jan 04   Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist was born in the year 1958.  

Jan 04   Gary Jones, Welsh-born actor was born in the year 1958.  

Jan 05   In the year 1958 birth of suzy Amis, Okla City, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of donna Rice, New Orleans La, model/Gary Hart's lover  

Famous Deaths In 1958

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 in the year 1958.  

Jan 04   On this day in history waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75  

Jan 06   Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 in the year 1958.  

Jan 07   On this day in history petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74  

Jan 08   In the year 1958 death of paul Pilgrim, American athlete (b. 1883)  

Jan 09   Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1958 charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52  

Jan 11   In the year 1958 alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65  

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