On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Burial of Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII on the 41st anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun".

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Evans, American 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington

Person of interestJamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabian progressive journalist, author, and editor in chief (Al-Arab News Channel), born in Medina, Saudi Arabia (d. 2018)

Dissident, Author and Columnist Jamal Khashoggi
Dissident, Author and Columnist
Jamal Khashoggi
  • Joseph Richard Sylvers, American R&B musician (The Sylvers)
  • Maria Cantwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, Russian composer, dies at 59 (b. 1899)