On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1958

Historical Events

  • Cubs use 1st baseman Dale Long as their 1st major league lefty catcher since 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • David O. Russell, American filmmaker (Silver Linings Playbook), born in New York
  • Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director (I've Heard the Mermaids Singing), born in Kingston, Ontario
1958 Highlights

About August 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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