On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1958

Historical Events

  • Indonesian paratroopers reconquer Morotai Island
  • US performs nuclear test at Bikini Island (atmospheric tests)

Famous Birthdays

  • Monte Lynch, Guyanese-born English cricketer (Surrey batsman, WI Rebel, England ODI player), born in Plaisance, British Guiana
  • Sabine Bischoff, German fencer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Tauberbischofsheim, Germany (d. 2013)
1958 Highlights

About May 21, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini