What Happened on August 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as director of State Bank

Famous Birthdays

  • Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Singer Buddy Holly weds receptionist Maria Santiago

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly

Famous Deaths

  • William L C "Big Bill" Broonzy, US blues singer/guitarist, dies at 65