What Happened on April 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston, England)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cheryl Crane aged 14, daughter of actress Lana Turner, stabs to death Johnny Stompanato, her mother's boyfriend

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner
  • Eugene Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt
  • The CND Peace Symbol displayed in public for the first time in London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (d. 1990)
  • Derek Kallicharran, cricket all-rounder (Guyana, USA 1994 ICC Trophy)
  • Hrvoje Horvatic, video artist
  • John Wesley Jones, Lawton Ok, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78
  • Johnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (b. 1925)