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Historical Events In 1958

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 26   Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history 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   Havana Hilton opens on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1958 chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53  

Mar 29   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   US Navy forms atomic sub division in the year 1958.  

Mar 31   USSR suspends nuclear weapons tests, and urges US and Britain to do same in the year 1958.  

Apr 02   On this day in history antillean Brewery (Amstel beer) opens  

Apr 02   Last load of bitumen on Pacific Highway between Sydney and Brisbane is laid 18km south of Taree, NSW in the year 1958.  

Apr 02   National Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history theodor Kramer, writer, dies  

Apr 04   1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England) in the year 1958.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1958.  

Apr 10   On this day in history chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30  

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

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 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 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1958

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1958 birth of vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist  

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

Jan 04   Matt Frewer, Washington DC, actor (Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1958 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   Suzy Amis, Okla City, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1958 waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75  

Jan 06   On this day in history josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85  

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

Jan 08   Paul Pilgrim, American athlete (b. 1883) died in the year 1958.  

Jan 09   In the year 1958 paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies  

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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