On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1958

Historical Events

  • KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • US nuclear submarine USS Skate remains 31 days under the Pole (record)

Famous Birthdays

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor (The Prayer), born in Lajatico, Italy

  • El Hadji Dia Ba, Senegalese hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Dakar, Senegal
  • Joan Jett [Larkin], American singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll), born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
  • Neil Cavuto, American television commentator (Fox), born in Westbury, New York

Famous Weddings

Sydney Pollack

Film director Sydney Pollack (24) weds actress Claire Bradley Griswold (22)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Roberts Rinehart, American mystery writer and playwright (The Circular Staircase), dies at 82
1958 Highlights

About September 22, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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