Historical Events In 1958
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Jan 01 BOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes in the year 1958.
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 in the year 1958.
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 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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar in the year 1958.
Jan 06 Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 In the year 1958 petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 In the year 1958 uSSR shrinks army to 300,000
Jan 08 On this day in history bobby Fisher wins the U.S. Chess Championship at age 14.
Jan 08 In the year 1958 cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies in the year 1958.
Jan 10 On this day in history charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52
Jan 10 On this day in history jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the country and r&b charts, #2 on the pop chart
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 In the year 1958 arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12 In the year 1958 mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
Jan 13 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban in the year 1958.
Jan 13 On this day in history edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61
Jan 13 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1958 canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Jan 20 In the year 1958 elvis Presley receives his draft notice.