On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRosalind Franklin

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

Chemist and Molecular Biologist Rosalind Franklin
Chemist and Molecular Biologist
Rosalind Franklin