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
  • Elhadjdia Ba, Dakar Senegal, hurdler (Olympic-silver-1988)
  • Ian Mitchell, Edinburgh, rocker (Bay City Rollers)
  • Lane Huffman, American professional wrestler
  • Vernon Reid, American musician (Living Colour)

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies