What Happened on April 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston, England)
  • Eugene Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt
  • The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (d. 1990)
  • Derek Kallicharran, cricket all-rounder (Guyana, USA 1994 ICC Trophy)
  • Hrvoje Horvatic, video artist
  • John Wesley Jones, Lawton Ok, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
  • Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (b. 1925)