On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • J. Eddie Peck, American actor (Bold & Beautiful-Cole Howard), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • John M. Grunsfeld, American physicist and astronaut (STS 67, 81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tanya Tucker, American country singer and actress (Follow that Car), born in Seminole, Texas