On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1938

Historical Events

  • Boston Bruins rookie goalie Frankie Brimsek records his 3rd straight shutout with a 3-0 win over the New York Americans, making it his incredible sixth shutout in his first 8 NHL games

Famous Birthdays

  • John Harris Harbison, American composer (The Flight Into Egypt), born in Orange, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader, dies at 88
1938 Highlights

About December 20, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius