February 1, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "Volare" ("Nel blu dipinto di blu") single released by Domenico Modugno (Grammy Award Record of the Year, Song of the Year 1958)
  • 1st US satellite (Explorer I) launched
  • Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic

Deaths in History

  • Clinton Joseph Davisson, dies