What Happened on September 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Kilby demonstrates his first integrated circuit (IC) to his supervisor

Engineer Jack Kilby
Jack Kilby
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Supreme Court orders the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas to integrate

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregg Edelman, American actor (Green Card), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Wilfred Benítez, Puerto Rican boxer (youngest world champion at 17 years, 176 days [WBA Light Welterweight]), born in NYC, New York