On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1958

Historical Events

  • "New Girl in Town" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 432 performances

BattleBattle of Interest

Cuban President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista
  • UP & International News Service merge into United Press International
1958 Highlights

About May 24, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini