On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1958

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Lindsay becomes highest scoring left wing in NHL history, passing Aurel Joliat who retired with 270; scores twice and adds an assist In Chicago Black Hawks' 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins at Chicago Stadium

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Mills, US pop bassist (REM-One I Love)
1958 Highlights

About December 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius