Historical Events In 1958
Monday, 18 January 2021
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes on this day in history.
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 In the year 1958 european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1958 edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 03 On this day in history lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up on this day in history.
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 in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 in the year 1958.
Jan 08 In the year 1958 bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana on this day in history.
Jan 09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1958 jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart
Jan 11 In the year 1958 alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 13 On this day in history 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban
Jan 13 Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1958 uS newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 14 On this day in history qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft.
Jan 15 In the year 1958 nY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
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 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
Jan 20 In the year 1958 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 Elvis Presley receives his draft notice on this day in history.