What Happened on September 14, 1958

Historical Events

  • Two rockets designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, the first German post-war rockets, reach the upper atmosphere.
  • WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Sports History

Yankees win 24th pennant, & 9th under Casey Stengel


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Famous Birthdays

  • John Bennett Herrington, American astronaut and USN aviator, born in Wetumka, Oklahoma
1958 Highlights

About September 14, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré) - Domenico Modugno
  • UK #1 Song: When - Kalin Twins