On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Historic Event

US Vice President Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America

  • 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? 63 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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