On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1958

Historical Events

  • Israeli navy inaugrates its first submarine
  • NY Yankees appear in 9 & win 7 of last 10 World Series
  • NY Yankees beat Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPius XII

Pius XII [Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli], 260th Roman Catholic Pope (1939-58), dies of heart failure at 82

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

1958 Highlights

About October 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra