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1958 Historical Event(s)
- January 26, 1958 – Japanese ferry Nankai Maru capsizes off southern Awaji Island, Japan, 167 killed.
- February 1, 1958 – Egypt and Syria merge to form the United Arab Republic, which lasted until 1961.
- February 18, 1958 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dog in Chinese astrology.
- February 23, 1958 – Cuban rebels kidnap 5-time world driving champion Juan Manuel Fangio.
- March 3, 1958 – Nuri as-Said becomes the prime minister of Iraq for the 14th time.
- April 18, 1958 – A United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound be released from an insane asylum.
- May 13, 1958 – During a visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Vice President Richard Nixon’s car is attacked by anti-American demonstrators.
- August 31, 1958 – A parcel bomb sent by Ngo Dinh Nhu, younger brother and chief adviser of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem, fails to kill King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
- September 28, 1958 – France ratifies a new Constitution of France; the French Fifth Republic is then formed upon the formal adoption of the new constitution on October 4. Guinea rejects the new constitution, voting for independence instead.
- October 26, 1958 – Pan American Airways makes the first commercial flight of the Boeing 707 from New York City to Paris, France.
Who Were Born On 1958?
- February 15, 1958 – Matthew Ward, American singer, (Second Chapter of Acts), songwriter and author
- February 28, 1958 – David R. Ross, Scottish historian and writer (d. 2010)
- April 28, 1958 – Nancy Lee Grahn, American actress
- May 16, 1958 – Glenn Gregory, British musician (Heaven 17)
- June 8, 1958 – Keenen Ivory Wayans, American actor and director
- June 17, 1958 – Daniel McVicar, American actor
- June 19, 1958 – Sergei Makarov, Russian hockey player
- November 1, 1958 – Jim Steinmeyer, Illusion creator
- December 12, 1958 – Lucie Guay, Canadian canoer
- December 31, 1958 – Bebe Neuwirth, American actress