What Happened on March 19, 1958

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Britain's first planetarium opens at Madame Tussaud's, London

  • Gary Sobers completes a century in each innings for WI vs. Pakistan

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Reid, American NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles 1999–2012; Kansas City Chiefs 2013–20), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies

About March 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Magic Moments - Perry Como