On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1958

Historical Events

  • 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as director of State Bank

Famous Birthdays

  • Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Buddy Holly weds receptionist Maria Santiago

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly

1958 Highlights

About August 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo