On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 with space dog Laika aboard burns up during reentry into Earth's atmosphere

Famous Birthdays

  • John D'Aquino, American actor
  • Mike Hulbert, American golfer, broadcaster (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Elmira, New York
  • Peter Capaldi, Scottish actor (12th Doctor in Doctor Who, The Thick of It), born in Glasgow

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick