On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1958

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Wax Museum Creator Madame Tussaud
Wax Museum Creator
Madame Tussaud
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
1958 Highlights

About March 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces