On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1956

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit's future Hockey Hall of Fame right wing Gordie Howe picks up a Xmas hat-trick & 3 assists in Red Wings' 8-1 win over NY Rangers; most points he scores in a single game in entire 26-year NHL career

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

Famous Birthdays

  • Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Walser, Swiss writer, dies at 78
1956 Highlights

About December 25, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn