On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1958

Historical Events

Music 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? 64 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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