On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1958

Historical Events

  • French settlers riot against French army in Algeria
  • Jordan & Iraq form Arab Federation

Baseball Record

MLB player Stan Musial is 8th to get 3,000 hits

  • Pierre Pflimlin forms French government

Nixon Attacked in Venezuela

The motorcade carrying US Vice President Richard Nixon is attacked in Caracas, Venezuela; several of Nixon's staff are injured

  • The trade mark Velcro is registered

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances Barber, English actress (Castaway), born in Wolverhampton, England
1958 Highlights

About May 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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