On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1958

Historical Events

  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
  • US performs its second atmospheric nuclear test of the day, this one at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Antonie, Australian rower (Olympic gold 1992), born in Melbourne, Victoria
1958 Highlights

About May 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Who's Sorry Now - Connie Francis