On This Day

Events in History in November 1958

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

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Nov 4 Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli crowned as pope John XXIII

  • 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
  • Nov 6 Wilber Snyder beats V Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • 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