Historical Events In 1958
Monday, 09 December 2019
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes in the year 1958.
Jan 01 On this day in history david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 01 In the year 1958 european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
Jan 01 European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
Jan 03 On this day in history edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 03 Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 04 On this day in history sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up
Jan 04 Waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings in the year 1958.
Jan 06 In the year 1958 gibson patents the Flying V Guitar
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 07 In the year 1958 uSSR shrinks army to 300,000
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 On this day in history cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 09 In the year 1958 paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
Jan 10 Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52 in the year 1958.
Jan 10 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart in the year 1958.
Jan 11 On this day in history alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65
Jan 11 In the year 1958 sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV.
Jan 12 Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1958.
Jan 12 In the year 1958 mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 13 In the year 1958 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13 On this day in history edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13 US newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication on this day in history.
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft in the year 1958.
Jan 15 NY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV on this day in history.
Jan 18 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) in the year 1958.
Jan 18 The first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins) in the year 1958.
Jan 19 On this day in history canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 In the year 1958 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.