On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1958

Historical Events

  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Waymer, American NFL safety (NO Saints), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Nancy Lieberman, American Basketball Hall of Fame point guard and coach (Olympic silver 76), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies
  • Harry Nicholls Holmes, American chemist (crystallized vitamin A), dies at 78
  • Rudolf von Laban, Czech-German choreographer (modern dance), dies at 78
1958 Highlights

About July 1, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer