What Happened on March 21, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Gary Oldman, actor (Sid & Nancy, Criminal Law, State of Grace)
  • Marlies Gohr, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril M Kornbluth, US sci-fi writer (Space Merchants), dies at 34