October 5, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Birthdays in History

  • AndrĂ© Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
  • Brent W. Jett Jr, American naval officer and NASA astronaut (STS 72, sk:81), born in Pontiac, Michigan