On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1958

Historical Events

  • KUT-FM in Austin Texas begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph Marrero, American actor (Dawn of the Dead; The Babe; Johnny Suede), born in New York City (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Stevan Hristić, Serbian composer, dies at 73
  • Walter Schumann, American choral director (Ford Show) and film and television composer (Night Of The Hunter; Dragnet theme), dies at 44
1958 Highlights

About August 21, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo