On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1958

Historical Events

  • Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia
  • French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die
  • KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)
1958 Highlights

About February 8, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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