What Happened on July 7, 1958

Historical Events

  • England cricket batsman Arthur Milton scores an unbeaten 104 in his Test debut, drawn 3rd Test v NZ at Headingley

Historic Event

President Eisenhower signed a bill approving Alaskan statehood

  • William Shea outlines plans for a $12M stadium at Flushing Meadows NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Marx, American foil and epee fencer (Olympic-84, 88, 92, 96), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Michala Petri, Danish recorder player born in Hobro, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Hackett, American husband of Blanche Sweet and actor (Faithless Lover), dies at 55
1958 Highlights

About July 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers