What Happened on October 1st, 1958

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia
  • US space agency NASA begins operations incorporating earlier National Advisory Council on Aeronautics and other bodies

Famous Birthdays

  • Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)
  • Masato Nakamura, Japanese musician
  • Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], California, actress (One Million Heels BC)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Falk, Russian painter (b. 1886)