On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1958

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
  • Philippe Boccara, American kayaker (Olympics silver 1996; World C'ship gold 1985, 87, 90-91), born in Le Mans, France

Person of interestPrince Rogers Nelson

Prince [Rogers Nelson], American funk, rock, R&B 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
1958 Highlights

About June 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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