What Happened on February 2, 1958

Historical Events

  • Syria joins Egypt in United Arab Republic
  • WRIK (now WLUZ) TV channel 7 in Ponce, PR (PTC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dexter Manley, NFLer (Wash Redskins)
Born in 1958

Famous Weddings

Rita Hayworth

American "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (39) weds American film producer James Hill (42); divorce in 1961

About February 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

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