On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1958

Historical Events


Historic InventionInstant Ramen

Momofuku Ando markets the first package of precooked instant noodles (Chikin Ramen)

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The packaging of the first chicken instant ramen in 1958
The packaging of the first chicken instant ramen in 1958
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Famous Birthdays

  • Christian LeBlanc, American actor (Michael Baldwin-Young & Restless), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

Person of interestTim Burton

Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton

1958 Highlights

About August 25, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo