On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1958

Historical Events

  • 4th (last) Dutch government of Drees falls
  • Archibald MacLeish's "JB" premieres in NYC
  • Upper Volta (now Bourkina Faso) gains autonomy from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikki Sixx [Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.], American musician (Mötley Crüe), born in San Jose, California
  • Regina Marsikova, Czech tennis player, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
1958 Highlights

About December 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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