October 29, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature

Novelist & Poet Boris Pasternak
Novelist & Poet
Boris Pasternak
  • Dr F Mason Sones is first doctor to perform a coronary angiogram
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Birthdays in History

  • David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker

Deaths in History

  • Zoe Akins, American playwright (b. 1886)