On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • American swimmer Nancy Ramey sets world record for 100m butterfly in 1:09.6 in Los Angeles, California

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

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, Russian figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Noyes, British poet and essayist (Robin Hood), dies at 77
  • George Gunn, English cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50
1958 Highlights

About June 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer