On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Event

French Prime Minister Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers

  • San Francisco Giants Hank Sauer and Bob Schmidt are first in NL history to hit consecutive pinch-hit HRs in 10-9 win over the Milwaukee Braves

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Gholson, American actress (Where the Lilies Bloom), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tony Pigott, English cricketer (England pace bowler in a Test v NZ 1984), born in Fulham, London, England

Famous Weddings

B.B. King

American blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall

Famous Deaths

  • Mechtilde Lichnowsky, German writer, dies at 79
1958 Highlights

About June 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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