On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

Rosalind Franklin

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

1958 Highlights

About April 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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