Historical Events In 1958
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1958 bOAC Britannia flies London to New York in a record 7hours 57minutes
Jan 01 David Broekman, musican (Think Fast), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 european Community (later to become the European Union) is born
Jan 01 On this day in history european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 03 In the year 1958 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 Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75
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 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 In the year 1958 cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana
Jan 09 In the year 1958 paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
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 On this day in history sea Hunt, starring Lloyd Bridges as crusty frogman and good guy Mike Nelson, debuts on CBS-TV.
Jan 12 On this day in history arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
Jan 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open in the year 1958.
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 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 In the year 1958 nY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League in the year 1958.
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.