Historical Events In 1958
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 in the year 1958.
Jan 01 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White in the year 1958.
Jan 03 Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1958 lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town
Jan 04 In the year 1958 sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1958 josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
Jan 07 In the year 1958 petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
Jan 07 On this day in history 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 On this day in history paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
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 Sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV in the year 1958.
Jan 12 Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open on this day in history.
Jan 13 9,000 scientists of 43 nations petition UN for nuclear test ban on this day in history.
Jan 13 Edna Purviance, actress (Charlie Chaplin, Sunnyside), dies at 61 in the year 1958.
Jan 13 In the year 1958 uS newspaper "Daily Worker" ceases publication
Jan 14 Qantas begins round-world service with two Super Constellation aircraft in the year 1958.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history the first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 19 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
Jan 20 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1958 elvis Presley receives his draft notice.