What Happened on June 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
  • Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)

Sport awardGolf Major

US Open Women's Golf, Forest Lake CC: Mickey Wright wins 1st of 4 Open titles by 5 from Louise Suggs; 1st player to win Open & LPGA in same year

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergei Shakrai, USSR, figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Noyes, British poet and essayist (Robin Hood), dies at 77
  • George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50