Historical Events on June 17, 1958

About Jun 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 4 months and 4 days

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Things Fall Apart" by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published by Heinemann - considered most widely read book in African literature

Novelist and Poet Chinua Achebe
Novelist and Poet
Chinua Achebe
  • Radio Moscow reports execution of Hungarian ex-premier Imre Nagy
  • The Wooden Roller Coaster at Playland, which is in the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada opened, and is still open to this day