On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1958

Historical Events

Sports History

Gil Hodges hits his 300th HR & Pee Wee Reese plays in 2,000th game

  • Robert Kurka's "The Good Soldier Schweik", with libretto written by Abe Meeropol, premieres at the New York City Opera

Famous Birthdays

  • Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Icelandic music composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
1958 Highlights

About April 23, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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