On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2
  • Battles between Turkish & Greeks Cypriots break out

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Marcantel, actor (Chip-Nurse, Loving), born in Smithtown, New York
  • Francesca Thyssen, Swiss art collector, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Phillipe Boccara, US sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Le Mans, France

Person of interestPrince Rogers Nelson

Prince [Rogers Nelson], American singer-songwriter and musician (1999, Purple Rain), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2016)

  • Surakiart Sathirathai, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies