On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Flip Top Box" by Dicky Doo & The Don'ts hits #46
  • Government troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jóhannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (Þeyr)
  • Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (1953-56), dies at 62
  • José Pablo Moncayo, Mexican composer (Huapango), dies at 45
1958 Highlights

About June 16, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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