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 cricketer Hanif Mohammad scores record 337 runs in 970 minutes 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? 61 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius