Historical Events In 1958
Tuesday, 20 August 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 in the year 1958.
Jan 01 European Community (later to become the European Union) is born in the year 1958.
Jan 01 In the year 1958 european Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation
Jan 01 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White in the year 1958.
Jan 03 On this day in history edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland
Jan 03 Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick vs South Africa at Cape Town on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere & burns up in the year 1958.
Jan 04 In the year 1958 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 In the year 1958 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to ee cummings
Jan 06 Gibson patents the Flying V Guitar in the year 1958.
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 USSR shrinks army to 300,000 in the year 1958.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Charles de Trooz, Belgian writer, dies at 52 in the year 1958.
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 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 In the year 1958 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 in the year 1958.
Jan 18 On this day in history 1st black in NHL (William O'Ree, Boston Bruins)
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 Elvis Presley receives his draft notice in the year 1958.