On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1958

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Dmitri Shostakovich' 2nd Piano concert, premieres in NY


Famous Birthdays

  • Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian concert pianist (Tchaikovsky Prize, 1982; Leeds, 1987), born in Belebey, Bashkir ASSR (now Bashkortostan)
1958 Highlights

About January 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn