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Friday, December 19, 2014

Snowiest December Day on Record Happened on This Date in 1948

The snowiest December day on record in Bridgeport happened 66 years ago today. Sixteen inches of snow fell on Sunday, December 19, 1948. It is one of only two days in December with double-digit snowfall. The other was December 30, 2000, when 10 inches fell.

Take a look at the front page of the Naugatuck Daily News from the following morning, Monday, December 20, 1948. Please click the image to enlarge and read the story.