On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1958

Historical Events

  • After warming to 100,000,000 degrees, 2 light atoms are bashed together to create a heavier atom, resulting in 1st man-made nuclear fusion

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Ullrich, German world biathlon champion, born in Trusetal, Germany
  • Jools Holland, British rock keyboardist (Squeeze), and TV presenter (Later...), born in Blackheath, London
  • Neil Allen, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Kansas
1958 Highlights

About January 24, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius