On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Nevens, Belgian cyclist, born in Ninove, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer (Hugh the Drover), dies at 85
1958 Highlights

About August 26, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: When - Kalin Twins