October 23, 1958: Day of the Week
October 23, 1958 was the 296th day of the year 1958 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 69 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 58 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $19,909.00 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the October 1958 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1958 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Dog is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
October 23, 1958 Historical Event(s)
- 1958The Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves, later popularized in a Hanna-Barbera animated cartoon series, appear for the first time in the story La flute à six schtroumpfs, a Johan and Peewit adventure by Peyo which is serialized in the weekly comics magazine Spirou.
- 1958The Springhill Mine Bump – An underground earthquake traps 174 miners in the No. 2 colliery at Springhill, Nova Scotia, the deepest coal mine in North America at the time. By November 1, rescuers from around the world had dug out 100 of the victims, marking the death toll at 74.
Who were born on October 23, 1958?
- 1958Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author
- 1958Rose Nabinger, German singer
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