On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1958

Historical Events

  • KAII TV channel 7 in Wailuku, HI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, actress (Color of Money), born in Oak Park, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Mort Cooper, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1942, 43, 45, 46; World Series 1942, 44; NL MVP 1942), dies of cirrhosis and a staphylococcal infection at 45
1958 Highlights

About November 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio