What Happened on November 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
  • Chad becomes an autonomous republic within French community
  • Congo & Mauritania become autonomous members of French Community
  • George "Punch" Imlach becomes coach of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs
  • KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
  • US reports 1st full-range firing of an ICBM

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants), born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • David Van Day, rocker (Dollar-Loves Gotta Hold on Me)
  • Georges Rutaganda, Rwandan war criminal
  • Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • Tim Mullens, Dutch singer/guitarist (Ivy green)