Historical Events In 1958
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Jun 04 M Lichnowsky, writer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Lily Theresa Strickland, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1958.
Jun 07 On this day in history 90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2
Jun 07 Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies in the year 1958.
Jun 08 On this day in history 4th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
Jun 09 Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53 in the year 1958.
Jun 15 On this day in history francois de Vries, economist, dies at 74
Jun 16 Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Jun 18 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.
Jun 20 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies on this day in history.
Jun 20 In the year 1958 nZ all out 47 v England at Lord's Laker 4-13, Lock 5-17
Jun 22 In the year 1958 game in KC between A's & Red Sox delayed 29 minutes due to tornado
Jun 22 On this day in history game in KC between A's &Red Sox delayed 29 minutes due to tornado
Jun 23 In the year 1958 dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
Jun 23 Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jun 26 Gaston Eyskens becomes premier of Belgium on this day in history.
Jun 26 Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan dedicated in the year 1958.
Jun 26 Martinus Ballings, Flemish jesuit/author (Vocation), dies at 93 in the year 1958.
Jun 26 On this day in history vanguard SLV-2 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
Jun 27 Billy Pierce's perfect game bid broken with 2 outs in 9th on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1958 robert Greig, actor (Devil Doll, Indian Love Call), dies at 78
Jun 28 On this day in history alfred Noyes, British poet/essayist (Robin Hood), dies at 77
Jun 28 Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1958 brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in soccer's 6th World Cup at Stockholm
Jul 01 On this day in history apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies
Jul 03 In the year 1958 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
Jul 04 In the year 1958 adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
Jul 06 Alaska becomes the 49th state in the year 1958.
Jul 07 In the year 1958 c A Milton scores 104* on Test Cricket debut, England v NZ Headingley
Jul 07 Pres Eisenhower signs Alaska statehood bill in the year 1958.
Jul 07 Raymond Hackett, dies at 55 on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock & ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain
Jul 10 In the year 1958 in the Lituya Bay, Alaska an 8.3 event caused amassive rockslide at the head of Lituya Bay caused water to surge about 530 meters, generating a "gravity wave" that swept out of the bay. A fishing boat anchored in Anchorage Cove was carried in front of the largest wave crest, and those onboard estimated they cleared La Chaussee Spit (at the mouth of Lituya Bay) by 30 meters or more. Two people on another fishing boat disappeared after being caught in the huge wave
Jul 11 On this day in history karel Wellens, Flemish painter, dies at 69