On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenNHL Record

St Louis Blues’ right wing Brett Hull scores his 26th NHL career hat trick to reach 500 career goals in a 7-4 win over the LA Kings; with father Bobby Hull, first father/son combo to each record 500 goals

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
NHL Legend Bobby Hull
NHL Legend
Bobby Hull
  • Steelers' Kordell Stewart runs quarterback record 80 yds for TD
  • Zimbabwe & England draw Bulawayo Test Cricket with England needing 1 run to win

Famous Deaths

  • Hetta Empson, South African-British artist, dies at 81