Historical Events In 1958
Sunday, 25 September 2022
Jan 01 In the year 1958 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 In the year 1958 david Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55
Jan 01 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born on this day in history.
Jan 01 European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation in the year 1958.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White
Jan 03 Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland on this day in history.
Jan 03 Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town in the year 1958.
Jan 04 On this day in history sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up
Jan 04 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
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 On this day in history josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
Jan 07 Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74 in the year 1958.
Jan 07 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 on this day in history.
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 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1958 charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1958 arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open on this day in history.
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 in the year 1958.
Jan 14 In the year 1958 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 In the year 1958 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 18 On this day in history the first black in the NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
Jan 19 On this day in history canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League
Jan 20 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1958.
Jan 20 On this day in history elvis Presley receives his draft notice.