On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to E. E. Cummings
  • Gibson patents Flying V Guitar
  • 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