On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1958

Historical Events

  • New Zealand all out 47 v England in 2nd Test at Lord's; Jim Laker 4-13, Tony Lock 5-17; England wins by an innings & 148 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • (Beranadette) "Kelly" Johnson, British heavy metal guitarist (Girlschool - "St. Valentine's Day Massacre"), born in Edmonton, London, England (d. 2007)
  • Chuck Wagner, actor (Automan), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dickie Thon, baseball player
  • Ron Hornaday, American racecar driver

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 55
1958 Highlights

About June 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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