On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Vice President Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris de Agostini-Rossetti, Swiss alpine skier (Downhill World Cup 1982/1983), born in Airolo, Ticino, Switzerland (d. 2020)
  • Hal Sutton, American golfer (PGA Championship 1983), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Nancy Lee Grahn, actress (Santa Barbara)
1958 Highlights

About April 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus