What Happened on August 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • American baseball player Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)

Famous Birthdays

Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1984), born in Bowling Green, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Golovanov, Soviet composer, dies at 67
1958 Highlights

About August 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 5 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