On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1958

Historical Events

  • Gibson issued US patent for the Flying V Guitar
  • USSR reduces army to 300,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Rice Hughes, American author & speaker, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Peter Mokaba, South African politician (South African Youth Congress), born in Pietersburg, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74
1958 Highlights

About January 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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