[HOME] [CHURCH] [FAMILY] [HISTORY] [ON-LINE LIBRARY] [TIMELINE INDEX] Revised 13 August 2008

1958 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

26th Annual Los Angeles Bach Festival - conductor unknown at this time

POLITICS

Boris Pasternak refuses the Nobel prize
In an effort to modernize China's economy, Leader Mao Zedong launches a program called "The Great Leap Forward".  Its purpose was to aid in the development of China's agricultural and industrial capabilities.  In order to achieve this, communes were established
NASA was founded

POINTS OF INTEREST

The Peace Symbol is created
The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian

[HOME] [CHURCH] [FAMILY] [HISTORY] [ON-LINE LIBRARY] [TIMELINE INDEX]