On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1958

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Burial of Pope Pius XII on the 41st anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun"

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)
1958 Highlights

About October 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra