On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1958

Historical Events

Sports History

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, American rock bassist (R.E.M. - "The One I Love"), born in Berkeley, California
1958 Highlights

About December 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius