On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1958

Historical Events

  • American athlete Glenn Davis breaks his own world record by 0.3 (49.2) in 400m hurdles in Budapest, Hungary
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)
1958 Highlights

About August 6, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo