What Happened on October 9, 1958

Historical Events

  • Israeli navy inaugrates its first submarine
  • MLB World Series: NY Yankees beat Braves, 6-2 at County Stadium in Milwaukee, clinch 4 games to 3 series triumph; MVP: Yankees pitcher Bob Turley

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American musician (Ministry), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Michael ParĂ©, American actor (Eddie and the Cruisers), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

Pius XIIPius XII (1876-1958)

260th Roman Catholic Pope (1939-58), dies of heart failure at 82

About October 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 21 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