What Happened on January 8, 1958

Historical Events

  • Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana

Famous Birthdays

  • Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico
Born in 1958

Famous Divorces

Jayne Mansfield

Actress Jayne Mansfield and public relations manager Paul Mansfield's divorce is finalized, after 7-1/2 years of marriage

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? 65 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

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