On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1958

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to E. E. Cummings
  • WIPR TV channel 6 in San Juan, PR (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Bryce, American actor (As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Themos Anastasiadis, Greek journalist, television presenter and newspaper editor

Famous Deaths

  • Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun, dies at 85
1958 Highlights

About January 6, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn