On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1958

Historical Events

  • Dodgers erect 42-foot screen in left field at LA Coliseum to cut down on home runs, since it is only 250 feet down the line

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Neil, actress (Rose-Guiding Light), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tony Aire, rocker (Adventures-Sea of Love)

Famous Deaths

  • Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75
  • Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, Ukrainian composer, dies at 58
1958 Highlights

About April 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries