September 1958 calendar

September 1958

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1958.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1958: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1958?


  • 01 Sep 1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
  • 02 Sep 1958 Henry Verwoerd appointed Prime Minister of South Africa
  • 05 Sep 1958 Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak published in US
  • 06 Sep 1958 Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
  • 07 Sep 1958 72nd US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene R Hard (36 61 62)
  • 08 Sep 1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
  • 09 Sep 1958 Race riots in Notting Hill Gate, London
  • 10 Sep 1958 WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 12 Sep 1958 US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate
  • 13 Sep 1958 Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
  • 14 Sep 1958 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
  • 15 Sep 1958 48 die in a train crash in Elizabethport, New Jersey
  • 20 Sep 1958 Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian government in exile (Cairo)
  • 21 Sep 1958 First airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • 22 Sep 1958 KTVK TV channel 3 in Phoenix, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 24 Sep 1958 First welded aluminum girder highway bridge completed, Urbandale, Iowa, USA.
  • 27 Sep 1958 Typhoon Ida kills at least 1,269 in HonshÅ«, Japan.
  • 28 Sep 1958 France adopts constitution
  • 29 Sep 1958 Studio One, TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
  • 30 Sep 1958 The U.S.S.R. performs a nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Release year: 1958

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

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Which were the most popular books released in September 1958?
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Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter

Kids Say The Darndest Things!


Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

The Once And Future King by Terence Hanbury White

The Once And Future King


T.H. White's masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic

Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk by Mary Lewis Coakley

Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk


This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden

Only In America


Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

The Bramble Bush by Charles Mergendahl

The Bramble Bush


a romance novel.