On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Event

President Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Forsman, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • Mac Thornberry, American politician

Famous Deaths

  • Julia Lennon, mother of Beatle John, dies in an auto accident
  • Nuri al-Said, Iraqi politician, Premier of Iraq, murdered trying to escape during the revolution at 69
  • Nuries-Said, Iraqi soldier/statesman, assassinated, dies
1958 Highlights

About July 15, 1958

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

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