On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • Dictator Marcos Perez JimĂ©nez flees Venezuela, Larrazabal takes power
  • Pakistani cricket batsman Hanif Mohammad scores record 337 runs in 970 minutes in drawn 1st Test v West Indies at Bridgetown, longest innings in Test history

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (b. 1880)
1958 Highlights

About January 23, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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