August 23, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • China PR resumes fire on Quemoi & Matsoe
  • Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.
  • Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours

Deaths in History

  • Martin du Gard, writer, dies