Historical Events In 1958
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Mar 26 On this day in history phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
Mar 26 US Army launches America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III" on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1958 cBS Labs announce new stereophonic records
Mar 27 Havana Hilton opens in the year 1958.
Mar 27 On this day in history nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier & first Secretary of Communist Party
Mar 28 Chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss
Mar 29 On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by David Jenkins
Mar 31 US Navy forms atomic sub division in the year 1958.
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 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 National Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA on this day in history.
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 in the year 1958.
Apr 03 Fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana in the year 1958.
Apr 03 Theodor Kramer, writer, dies in the year 1958.
Apr 04 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England) on this day in history.
Apr 04 EugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt in the year 1958.
Apr 04 In the year 1958 hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
Apr 05 In the year 1958 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 on this day in history.
Apr 06 Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters in the year 1958.
Apr 07 In the year 1958 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
Apr 07 Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1958 chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
Apr 10 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco in the year 1958.
Apr 11 Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF) on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history estelle Taylor, dies at 64
Apr 16 Arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament in the year 1958.
Apr 16 On this day in history french govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
Apr 17 Brussel's (Belgium) World Fair opens on this day in history.
Apr 18 Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85 in the year 1958.
Apr 20 On this day in history buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM