On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1958

Historical Events

  • USSR lends Egypt 400 million rubles to build Aswan Dam

Famous Birthdays

  • Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Delterne, Flemish actress/revue-artists, dies at 81
  • G. E. Moore, English philosopher (systematic approach to ethical problems), dies at 84
  • Martin Shaw, English composer, dies at 83
1958 Highlights

About October 24, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio