What Happened on January 3, 1958

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket fast bowler Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick (Eddie Fuller, Hugh Tayfield, Neil Adcock) as South Africa dismissed for 99 in follow-on 2nd Test at Cape Town
  • The West Indies Federation is formed, made up of former British Caribbean territories, with the capital Port of Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker
1958 Highlights

About January 3, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Mary's Boy Child - Harry Belafonte