On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

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, East Germany, world biathlon champion
  • Jools Holland, British musician and TV presenter, born in Blackheath, London
  • Neil Allen, American baseball player