October 7th (1958) was a Tuesday. It's the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 85 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 7th October, 1958
» President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza, with the support of General Ayub Khan (Field Marshal) named Ayub Khan and the army, suspends the 1956 constitution, imposes martial law, and cancels the elections scheduled for January 1959.
» The U.S. manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury.