What Happened on November 28, 1958

Historical Events

  • AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
  • Chad becomes an autonomous republic within French community
  • Congo & Mauritania become autonomous members of French Community
  • George "Punch" Imlach becomes coach of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs
  • KCOO (now KABY) TV channel 9 in Aberdeen, SD (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
  • US reports 1st full-range firing of an Intercontinental ballistic missile
1958 History

Famous Birthdays

Dave RighettiDave Righetti (64 years old)

American baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants) and coach, born in San Jose, California

  • Georges Rutaganda, Rwandan war criminal
  • Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Tim Mullens, Dutch punk rock singer and guitarist (Ivy Green)
Born in 1958

About November 28, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: To Know Him, Is To Love Him - The Teddy Bears
  • UK #1 Song: Hoots Mon - Lord Rockingham's XI