What Happened on August 22, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Argos' Boyd Carter, Dave Mann combine for record 131-yd punt return
  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Colm Feore, American actor (The Chronicles of Riddick), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Elhadjdia Ba, Dakar Senegal, hurdler (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Ian Mitchell, American rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Downpatrick, Ireland
  • Stevie Ray [Lane Huffman], American professional wrestler, born in Houston, Texas
  • Vernon Reid, English-born American musician (Living Colour), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies