On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1958

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Slaught, American catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mick Talbot, English rock keyboardist (Style Council - "You're The Best Thing"; "My Ever Changing Moods"), born in Wimbledon, London
  • Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • Roxann Dawson, American actress (B'Elanna Torres-Star Trek: Voyager), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Patterson, American actor (Luke Danes-Gilmore Girls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician and Mayor of Montreal, dies at 69
  • Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • Robert W. Service, English-Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee), dies at 84
1958 Highlights

About September 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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