On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1958

Historical Events

  • Dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed
  • Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies v W Indies at Kanpur

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (Our Family Honor, Dallas), born in Rochester, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Milutin Milanković, Serbian astronomer and geophysicist (linked long-term changes in climate to astronomical factors affecting the amount of solar energy received at Earth’s surface), dies at 79
1958 Highlights

About December 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius