On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1958

Historical Events

  • William Gibson's "Two for the Seesaw" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoli Boukreev, Kazakhstani-Russian mountaineer, born in Korkino, Russia (d. 1997)
  • Lena Ek, Swedish politician, born in Mönsterås, Sweden
1958 Highlights

About January 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn