On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 Africa, tennis star
  • Peter Arnold, American architect