On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1958

Historical Events

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship, Churchill Valley CC: Mickey Wright wins first of 13 major titles by 6 strokes from Fay Crocker

Famous Birthdays

  • Keenan Ivory Wayans, American comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • Michael "Jakko" Jakszyk [Curran], British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Level 42, 1991-94; King Crimson, 2010-present), producer, and actor, born in Archway, London, England

Famous Weddings

Andrew Grove

Author and a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry Andrew Grove (21) weds Eva Kastan

1958 Highlights

About June 8, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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