On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1958

Historical Events

  • 1st surface crossing of Antarctic continent is completed in 99 days
  • Yemen announces it would join the United Arab Republic

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Woosnam, Welsh golfer (US Masters 1991), born in Oswestry, England
  • Kevin Curren, South African tennis player (US Open doubles, mixed doubles 1982; Wimbledon doubles 1982; US Open mixed doubles 1981), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Peter Arnold, American architect
1958 Highlights

About March 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces