On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1958

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Ashley Cooper outlasts fellow Australian Mal Anderson 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 10-8, 8-6 for his 3rd Grand Slam event win of the year

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard 3-6, 6-1, 6-2

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
Tennis Player Althea Gibson
Tennis Player
Althea Gibson

Famous Birthdays

  • Nadieh [Karin Meis], Dutch singer, guitarist and composer (Haifa Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1996)
1958 Highlights

About September 7, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo