What Happened on August 13, 1958

Historical Events

Sports History

Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2

Famous Birthdays

  • David Feherty, Irish golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, NBC), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • Domenico Dolce, Italian fashion designer (Dolce & Gabbana), born in Polizzi Generosa, Italy
  • Feargal Sharkey, Irish punk rock singer (The Undertones - "My Perfect Cousin"; solo - "A Good Heart"), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Randall Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Witte, acrobat and, purportedly, King of Albania (b. 1868)
1958 Highlights

About August 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers