On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Li'l Abner" closes at St James Theater, NYC, after 693 performances
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Robinson, Irish soccer striker (24 caps, Republic of Ireland; Brighton & Hove Albion) and Spanish TV host (Canal+, El día después), born in Leicester, England (d. 2020)
  • Tonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
1958 Highlights

About July 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer