What Happened on September 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Kilby demonstrates his first integrated circuit (IC) to his supervisor

Engineer Jack Kilby
Jack Kilby
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregg Edelman, actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Wilfredo Benitez, PR, boxer (world champ at 17y176d)