What Happened on January 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • NCAA adds 2 point conversion to football scoring
  • NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-7

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
  • Charles Mallory Hatfield, U.S. rainmaker (b. 1875)