What Happened on January 31, 1958

Historical Events

Jackpot Bowling

"Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host

  • Earth's radiation belt first discovered by space scientist James van Allen and his team at Iowa University [1]
  • US launches their 1st artificial satellite, Explorer 1
1958 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Schuman, American pianist (Spyro Gyra - "Morning Dance"), born in Buffalo, New York
Born in 1958

About January 31, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

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