What Happened on April 5, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 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.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cammie Lusko, Guinness' World Strongest Woman, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Johan Kriek, South Africa, tennis player (US Indoor 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87