The following major events took place in 1958:
The following military events took place in 1958:
On Feburary 5, 1958, in a typical example of spam clusterfuckery,a 7,600lb Mark. 15 nuclear bomb was lost in waters off Georgia, US after the B47 plane carrying it, collided with a F86 fast jet. See here 
On July 11, British troops were deployed to Jordan in support of King Hussein.