On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1958

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestScott Hamilton

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

Figure Skater Scott Hamilton
Figure Skater
Scott Hamilton

Famous Deaths

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

About August 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo