On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1958

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Ashley Cooper wins his only Wimbledon singles title beating Neale Fraser 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 13-11

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs - "Kiss the Dirt"), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
1958 Highlights

About July 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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