On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1958

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American jockey Eddie Arcaro rides his 4,000th winner

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro
  • LA Coliseum Comm approves 2-yr pact allows Dodgers to use facility

Famous Birthdays

  • James Wilby, Burma, actor (Howards End, Maurice)

Famous Deaths

  • Thurston Hall, American actor (Roaming Lady, In Society), dies at 75
1958 Highlights

About February 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces