Historical Events on December 31, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 47th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Brisbane (3-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista tells his Cabinet he is fleeing the country

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista
  • International Geophyscial Year ends
  • Willie Shoemaker 1st jockey to win national riding championship 4X