On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jayne Modean, American actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
  • Jan Poortenaar, Dutch painter, etcher and cartoonist, dies at 72
  • John Hamilton, American actor (Superman), dies at 61