On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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, born in Orange, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Annie Armstrong, American missionary leader, dies at 88