On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1958

Historical Events

  • French Guinee becomes independent republic Guinea
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Biggie Tembo [Rodwell Marasha], Zimbabwean musician (Bhundu Boys), born in Chinhoye, Mashonaland, Zimbabwe (d. 1995)
  • Christopher Cass, Cold Spring Harbor NY, actor (Jack Forbes-Loving)
  • Marty Stuart, American country guitarist, singer-songwriter and mandolin player ("Tempted"; "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'"), born in Philadelphia, Mississippi
  • Nona Garson, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79
1958 Highlights

About September 30, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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