What Happened on September 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Slaught, catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mick Talbot, rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're the Best Thing)
  • Phoef Sutton, American television writer and producer
  • Roxann Dawson, American actress
  • Scott Patterson, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician (b. 1889)
  • Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • Robert W. Service, Scottish-born Canadian poet (b. 1874)