Historical Events on March 11, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • American B-47 accidentally drops nuclear bomb 15,000 ft on a family home in Mars Bluff, South Carolina; creates crater 75 ft across, bomb without its nuclear capsule
  • Charles Van Doren finally loses on TV game show "21"
  • Starting this season, AL batters are required to wear batting helmets