Historical Events on January 1, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 24th Orange Bowl: #4 Oklahoma beats #16 Duke, 48-21
  • 24th Sugar Bowl: #7 Mississippi beats #11 Texas, 39-7
  • 44th Rose Bowl: #2 Ohio State beats Oregon, 10-7
  • BOAC Britannia flies London to NY in a record 7h57m
  • European Economic Community, better known as the European Common Market starts operation
  • WMBD TV channel 31 in Peoria, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting