On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1958

Historical Events

  • Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • The Riverside International Raceway in Southern California opens with three 500-mile races in one weekend; Eddie Gray wins the Crown America 500 for NASCAR Grand National cars

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahron Bregman, Israeli journalist
  • Michael Landau, American session musician, engineer, and record producer, born in Los Angeles, California
1958 Highlights

About June 1, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini