On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)