On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1958

Historical Events

Sports History

Detroit Tigers future Baseball HOF pitcher Jim Bunning no-hits Boston Red Sox, 3-0

  • King Hussein of Jordan breaks off diplomatic relations with UAR
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Llanerch CC: Dow Finsterwald wins 1st PGA C'ship held in current stroke play format; wins by 2 from Billy Casper

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick MacNeil, Scottish keyboardist (Simple Minds - "Don't You Forget About Me"), born on the Isle of Barra, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Franklin Pangborn, American actor (My Best Gal, Hats Off, Easy Living), dies at 69
1958 Highlights

About July 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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