On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1945

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNHL Record

Montreal right wing Maurice Richard scores twice in Canadiens' 5-4 loss to Chicago Black Hawks to record his 100th NHL career goal; reaches mark in just 145 games, then fastest in history; since broken by Mike Bossy, 100 goals in 129 games

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard

Famous Birthdays

  • Adje Roland, Dutch radio disc jockey, born in Rhenen, Netherlands
1945 Highlights

About December 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn