On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Famous Birthdays

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