On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1958

Historical Events

Sports History

American future Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro rides his 4,000th winner on Riding Ban in the 8th race at Santa Anita

  • LA Coliseum approves 2-year pact allowing LA Dodgers to use facility whilst Dodger Stadium is completed in time for the 1962 MLB season

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? 63 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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