On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Nunez, Cuba, weightlifter (Olympic gold 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Jungers, Belgian Governor of Rwanda Urundi, dies at 70
  • Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Austrian/British chemist, dies at 71