On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1958

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Real Madrid's French midfielder Raymond Kopa wins award for best football player in Europe ahead of German winger Helmut Rahn and French forward Just Fontaine
  • Bogota warehouse fire kills 82

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Oates, NFL center (NY Giants, SF 49ers)
1958 Highlights

About December 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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