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 Pole (record)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndrea Bocelli

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

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
  • 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
  • Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack

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? 62 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo