On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • General Abdul K Kassem forms a military government in Iraq overthrowing the monarchy
  • Pope Pius XII publishes his 39th and last encyclical Meminisse juvat

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Keenan, American screenwriter, television producer and novelist.

Famous Deaths

  • Abdoel Illah, crown prince of Iraq, murdered
  • Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58), son of Ghasi I, assassinated at Baghdad at 23
  • Franciscus J. Feron, vicaris-general of Roermond, dies at 62
  • Noeri el-Said, premier of Iraq, murdered