On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1958

Historical Events

  • Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana

Famous Birthdays

  • Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Colter, American architect and designer (Fred Harvey Company, Santa Fe Railroad), dies at 88
  • Paul Pilgrim, American athlete (Olympic gold 1904, 06), dies at 74
1958 Highlights

About January 8, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn