On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • The Lego company patents their design of Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today
1958 Highlights

About January 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius