November 1958 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 USSR performs nuclear test
  • Nov 3 USSR performs nuclear test

Papal Inauguration

Nov 4 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli crowned as Pope John XXIII

Historic Event

Nov 4 Belgian minority government of Gaston Eyskens resigns

  • Nov 4 Democrats win US congressional election
  • Nov 6 AL announces that KC will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
  • Nov 6 Belgium government of Eyskens & Lilar forms

Theater Premiere

Nov 10 Bertolt Brecht's play " The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" premieres in Stuttgart, West Germany

  • Nov 11 AL announces Kansas City will play AL record 52 night games in 1959
  • Nov 18 1st true reservoir in Jerusalem opens
  • Nov 18 Indians minority stockholders sell their stock to William Delay
  • Nov 19 First 2 F-27 Fokker's Friendships delivered on Aer Lingus
  • Nov 24 Mali becomes an autonomous state within French Community
  • Nov 25 Senegal becomes an autonomous state in French Community
  • Nov 27 USSR abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany
  • Nov 28 AL announces Opening Day in 1959 will be earliest ever, April 9
  • Nov 28 Chad becomes an autonomous republic within French community
  • Nov 28 Congo & Mauritania become autonomous members of French Community
  • Nov 28 US reports 1st full-range firing of an Intercontinental ballistic missile
  • Nov 30 1st US guided missile destroyer launched - the Dewey at Bath Iron Works, Maine

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Jim Steinmeyer, American inventor and designer of magical illusions, born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Nov 7 Lori Saldaña, American politician (California State Assembly), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 12 Nick Stellino, Italian-American television chef
  • Nov 16 Boris Krivokapić, Serbian academic
  • Nov 16 Roberto Guerrero, Medelin Colombia, Indy racer (Rookie of Year 1984)
  • Nov 20 Rickson Gracie, Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Nov 26 Steve Buyer, American politician (Rep-R-Indiana), born in Rensselaer, Indiana
  • Nov 28 Georges Rutaganda, Rwandan war criminal
  • Nov 29 Mario Petrucci, Anglo-Italian Poet and Ecologist
  • Nov 30 Juliette Bergmann, Dutch bodybuilder

Weddings in History

Ted Kennedy

Nov 29 Edward Kennedy (26) weds his first wife Joan Bennett (22) at St. Joseph's Church in Bronxville, New York

Deaths in History

  • Nov 12 James Michael Curley, American politician (53rd Governor of Massachusetts, 1935-37), dies at 83
  • Nov 13 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • Nov 16 J. W. F. Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread), dies at 67
  • Nov 16 Samuel Hopkins Adams [Warner Fabian], American journalist and muckraker (Great American Fraud), dies at 87
  • Nov 24 Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, British lawyer and politician who helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937), dies at 94
  • Nov 25 Charles F. Kettering, American inventor (auto self-starter), dies at 82
  • Nov 30 Hubert Wilkins, Australian polar explorer (b. 1888)