What Happened on April 16, 1958

Historical Events

  • 5th National Film Awards (India): "Do Aankhen Barah Haath" wins the Golden Lotus
  • French government of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Bainbridge, British cricketer, born in Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)

English chemist and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, dies of ovarian cancer at 37

About April 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Magic Moments - Perry Como