On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1958

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, English cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies at 84
  • Jan Poortenaar, Dutch painter, etcher and cartoonist, dies at 72
  • John Hamilton, American actor (The Adventures of Superman - "Perry White"), dies of heart failure at 71
1958 Highlights

About October 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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