1970s|Chairman of the Communist Party of China: Mao Zedong
President of the People's Republic of China: Mao Zedong
Premier of the People's Republic of China: Zhou Enlai
Chairman of the National People's Congress: Liu Shaoqi
Vice President of the People's Republic of China: Zhu De
February 11 – Marshal Chen Yi succeeds Premier Zhou Enlai as Chinese Minister of Foreign affairs.
May 23 – Chairman Mao Zedong started his "Great Leap Forward" movement in the People's Republic of China.
July 31 – Chinese–Tibet Uprising.
August 23 – Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.
March 9 – Cheng Yanqiu, Chinese opera singer (born 1904)
1958 in China Wikipedia
Events in the year 1958 in the People's Republic of China.