On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1959 NFL Draft: Randy Duncan from University of Iowa first pick by Green Bay Packers
  • 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB)
  • Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg
  • KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • George Saunders, American writer (Lincoln in the Bardo), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • Vladimir Parfenovich, USSR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)