The year 1958 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1958 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.
|Dr. C.V. Raman was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in the Kremlin.
|The revolt of General Abdul Karim in Iraq was followed by the end of the monarchical system and the establishment of democracy.
|The US Congress passed a bill to establish its space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
|The US conducted nuclear tests in the Atlantic Sea.
|The virus of the deadly disease trachoma was first discovered in medical science.
|Britain conducted atmospheric nuclear tests on Christmas Island.
|The constitution came into force in France.
|General Ayub Khan became the ruler of Pakistan by overthrowing Pakistan's President Skether Mirza.
|The then Soviet Union conducted nuclear tests.
|The metric system of measurement of weights was introduced.
|Famous pop singer Michael Jackson was born.
|The construction of the world's longest and most important tunnel began in Italy. Its excavation work was completed on 14 August 1964 after 6 years of hard work.
|The search party met at the South Pole with a mission to cross the Antarctic. It was the first attempt to cross the Antarctic from the surface.
|The Japanese boat sank near the southern Awaji island of Nankai, killing 167 people.
|The first American satellite Explorer I was placed into Earth's orbit.
|The Mark 15 molecular bomb, near Tybee Island from the US Air Force, was lost in the water.
|Argentina's legendary Formula One driver Khuan Manuel Fangio was kidnapped by two men.
|The remains of an ancient civilization were found at the site of Kot Di Ji Sindh in Pakistan, which was about three hundred years older than the Mohenjodaro civilization.
|14-year-old Bobby Fisher won the United States Chess Championship.
|Egypt and Syria united to form the United Arab Republic.
|Launched Vanguard 1 satellite of the United States.
|BBC Radiophonic Workshop established.
|Arturo Frondiji became the President of Argentina.
|Pizza Hut is established.
|First parking meter installed in Britain.
|Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel Lolita was published in the United States.
|The first cod war began between the United Kingdom and Iceland.
|Pan American launched the first transatlantic flight of the World Airways Boeing 707.
|The new UNESCO building was inaugurated in Paris.
|The United States launched SCORE, the world's first communications satellite.
|African Canadian Willie O'Ree of the Boston Bruins played his first game in the National Hockey League, breaking the colour barrier in professional ice hockey.
|The Danish toy company Lego Group patented their design of Lego bricks.
|Explorer 1 the United States' first satellite, waslaunched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and became the first spacecraftto detect the Van Allen radiation belt.
|A Mark 15 nuclear bomb disappeared off the shores of Tybee Island, Georgia, after it was jettisoned during a practice exercise when the bomber carrying it collided in midair with a fighter plane.
|The aircraft carrying the Manchester United football club and some fans and journalists crashed while attempting to take off from Munich-Riem Airport in Munich, West Germany, killing eight players and 15 others.
|British artist Gerald Holtom designed a logo for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament that became more commonly known as the peace symbol.
|Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser and Syrian President Shukri al-Quwatli signed a union pact to form the United Arab Republic.
|Nikita Khrushchev became the head of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin.
|The first Live Canadian National Television Channel, Discovery Passage, Ripple Rock located under water in British Columbia, was destroyed in a planned explosion.
|In the midst of the Cold War, inaugurated the International Tchaikovsky competition by American pianoist van Clibern in Moscow.
|On the initiative of Walter O 'Male, Los Angeles Dojers and Sen Francisco giants played in the first Major League baseball game of the US West Coast.
|Controversial American poet Agera Pound was given Washington D.C. K. Elizabeth was released from Hospital, where he was imprisoned for twelve years.
|Canada and the United States signed a formal agreement of the North American Air Defense Command to provide aerospaceswarring and defense to North America.
|Ben Carlin, an Australian courageous, became the first and only person to broadcast the world on 13 May, 1958 by amphibian vehicle. He traveled 17, 000 km from the land and 62,000 km from the sea in a ten -year time journey.
|Australian Ben Carlin became the only person to circle the world in a dual moving vehicle, who traveled to 80,000kilometres (50,000 mi) by land and sea.
|Ethnic riots broke out in Ceylon, mostly targeting Sri Lankan Tamils, resulting in over 300 deaths in the following days.
|The satellite explorer 1 transmission stopped. Explorer 1 was the first satellite in the United States, which was launched as its participation in the international geophysical year. The mission followed two satellites last year; The Soviet Union, the beginning of the Cold War Space Race between the two countries.
|Other leaders of Imre Nagy and unsuccessful Hungarian Revolution 1956 were executed after secret tests.
|516 meters (1,693 ft) high megatsunami, highest evergreen, Litua Bay, Alaska, America.
|US President Dwight. Eisenhower signed the National Aaronatics and Space Act law, establishing a new federal non-compound space agency, known as NASA (logo picture).
|The United Nations General Assembly is expected to call for a vote today about China's entry and one seat in the United Nations.
|The new constitution was introduced to the French Fifth Republic, France's current political rule.
|Trying to control political instability in Pakistan, President Iskandar Mirza suspended the 1956 constitution, imposed law and canceled the elections for January 1959.
|The first book 'Dark Peru from Dark Peru' was published by English children's LiteratureTrack Paddington Bare.
|General Ayub Khan removed Iskandar Mirza from the post to become the second President of Pakistan in a bloodless coup when Mirza appointed him the promoter of Marshal Law.
|Merchant Harry Winston described the Smithsonian Institution as 'Hope Diamond', 'the world's most famous diamond'.
|90 children died due to fire at our Lady of Angels School Grade School in Chicago. This happened because the school was not properly prepared in the event of a fire without spraying and there was no fire.
|The John Birch Society, named John Birch, was established in the United States to fight the alleged threat of communism in the United States, an American entry who was killed in China.
|The first domestic passenger jet operated aircraft flight took place in the United States when the National Airlines Boeing 707 launched 111 passengers from New York City to Miami.
|The United States launched the world's first telecom satellite Score.
|The Tokyo Tower, 332.5 meters (1,091 ft), opened the largest heroic steelstructure in the world.