March 1, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Samuel Alphonsus Stritch, is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first American member of the Roman Curia.
  • Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260

Birthdays in History

  • Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist

Deaths in History

  • Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86