What Happened on October 13, 1958

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells, American musician and composer (Machine Gun), born in Tacoma, Washington

Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi (1958-2018)

Saudi Arabian progressive journalist, author, and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was brutally murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, born in Medina, Saudi Arabia

  • 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? 64 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's All In The Game - Tommy Edwards
  • UK #1 Song: Carolina Moon/Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis