This page lists news articles and events for the year 1958.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: The US Navy begins research on Project ELF, a plan to communicate with submarines using extremely low frequency waves. The plan is heavily shrouded in secrecy.
- Event: Soviet scientists establish Camp Vostok, a research base at the South Magnetic Pole in Antarctica, which is later discovered to sit on top of an enormous sub-glacial lake
- Event: An expedition into the Himalayas searching for the Abominable Snowman finds a hand reported to be a yeti's kept as a relic in a Nepalese temple. A finger from the yeti's hand is later brought back to England.
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- Event: The SS Edmund Fitzgerald, largest freighter on the Great Lakes for it's time, launched from the Great Lakes Engineering Works, of River Rouge, Michigan.
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- October 8: