What Happened on October 26, 1958

Historical Events

  • PanAm flies first transatlantic jet from New York to Paris
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Bassam Saba, Lebanese violinist, oud, and nay player (New York Arabic Orchestra; Silk Road Ensemble), born in Tripoli, Lebanon (d. 2020)
1958 Highlights

About October 26, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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