On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1958

Historical Events

  • Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock & ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Bruce Waibel, American touring and session rock bassist (Gregg Allman; Firehouse), born in Livingston, New Jersey (2003)
1958 Highlights

About July 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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