Historical Events In 1958
Monday, 03 August 2020
Mar 14 RIAA (Recording Industry Association of American)is created and certifies first gold record (Perry Como's Catch A Falling Star) on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history rIAA certifies 1st gold record (Perry Como's Catch A Falling Star)
Mar 14 South Africa government disallows ANC on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1958 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 14 On this day in history uSSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
Mar 15 In the year 1958 "Body Beautiful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 60 performances
Mar 15 Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapsed during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma and is permanently disabled in the year 1958.
Mar 15 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test on this day in history.
Mar 16 In Beirut, Lebanon, Islamic militants kidnap American journalist Terry Anderson, and take him to the southern suburbs of the war-torn city where other Western hostages are being held in scattered dungeons under ruined building on this day in history.
Mar 16 Leon J Cadore, pitched the 26 inning game, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in 1958 the Ford Motor Company produced its 50,000,000th car, a Thunderbird on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history navy launches Vanguard 1 into orbit (2nd US), measures Earth shape
Mar 17 On this day in history the shape of the Earth is measured for the first time by satellite
Mar 19 Britain's 1st planetarium opens at Madame Tussaud's in London in the year 1958.
Mar 19 On this day in history britain's first planetarium opens at Madame Tussaud's in London
Mar 19 In the year 1958 sobers completes a century in each innings vs Pakistan
Mar 19 In the year 1958 vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
Mar 20 50" snow across the Mason-Dixon line on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1958 greek Clandestine Burasi Bizim Radio (communist), Voice of Truth first transmission
Mar 21 In the year 1958 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
Mar 21 Cyril M Kornbluth, US sci-fi writer (Space Merchants), dies at 34 on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history uSSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
Mar 22 20th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Seattle 84-72 on this day in history.
Mar 22 On this day in history faisal succeeds Saudi as king of Saudi-Arabia
Mar 22 Liz Taylor's 3rd divorce (Mike Todd) in the year 1958.
Mar 22 In the year 1958 michael Todd, producer (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 56
Mar 22 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
Mar 23 In the year 1958 first launching of simulated Polaris missile from submerged tactical launcher facility off CA.
Mar 23 In the year 1958 florian Znaniecki, Polish/US sociologist/philosopher, dies at 76
Mar 24 Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761) in the year 1958.
Mar 25 Emerson Whithorne, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1958.
Mar 25 Sugar Ray Robinson is first boxing champion to win 5 times on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1958 west German parliament desires German atomic weapons
Mar 26 On this day in history 30th Academy Awards-"Bridge on the River Kwai", Alec Guinness &Joanne Woodward win