Historical Events In 1958
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Mar 26 Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies in the year 1958.
Mar 26 US Army launches America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III" in the year 1958.
Mar 27 In the year 1958 cBS Labs announce new stereophonic records
Mar 27 Havana Hilton opens on this day in history.
Mar 27 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier & first Secretary of Communist Party in the year 1958.
Mar 28 In the year 1958 chuck Klein, Phila Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53
Mar 29 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss on this day in history.
Mar 29 US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by David Jenkins in the year 1958.
Mar 31 US Navy forms atomic sub division in the year 1958.
Mar 31 On this day in history uSSR suspends nuclear weapons tests, and urges US and Britain to do same
Apr 02 Antillean Brewery (Amstel beer) opens in the year 1958.
Apr 02 Last load of bitumen on Pacific Highway between Sydney and Brisbane is laid 18km south of Taree, NSW in the year 1958.
Apr 02 On this day in history national Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA
Apr 02 On this day in history wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record)
Apr 03 On this day in history "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances
Apr 03 On this day in history fidel Castro's rebels attacked Havana
Apr 03 In the year 1958 theodor Kramer, writer, dies
Apr 04 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston England) in the year 1958.
Apr 04 EugŠne Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1958 hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
Apr 05 On this day in history jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87
Apr 05 On this day in history ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.
Apr 06 On this day in history arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters
Apr 07 On this day in history dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line
Apr 07 Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Apr 10 On this day in history chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
Apr 10 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1958 brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated (SF)
Apr 15 On this day in history estelle Taylor, dies at 64
Apr 16 Arnold Palmer wins his first Masters golf tournament in the year 1958.
Apr 16 In the year 1958 french govt of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
Apr 17 In the year 1958 brussel's (Belgium) World Fair opens
Apr 18 On this day in history maurice-Gustave Gamelin, French generalissmo (WW I, WW II), dies at 85
Apr 20 Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM on this day in history.