On this day in 2016...31 December 2018
A goal of the season contender from Welsh international Hal Robson-Kanu helped see Albion to a 2-1 win at Southampton on the final day of 2016.
On this day in 1978...30 December 2018
ONE of the most famous Christmas games of all time, the Throstles went up to Old Trafford and won 5-3 in a game fortunately caught for posterity by the television cameras.
On this day in 1928...29 December 2018
CLAPTON Orient were defeated 2-0 on home turf by an Albion side unbeaten in eight games.
On this day in 2004...28 December 2018
AFTER being reduced to ten men following Thomas Gaardsoe’s dismissal and immediately going behind at the City of Manchester Stadium, the Baggies somehow engineered a 1-1 draw against Manchester City.
On this day in 1893...27 December 2018
NOW that’s what I call a Christmas present: Wolverhampton Wanderers were thumped at Molineux as the Throstles knocked in eight goals without reply to take the points.
On this day in 1994...26 December 2018
AT the official reopening of the new all-seater Hawthorns, the Baggies edged to a somewhat fortuitous win over Bristol City.
On this day in 1956...25 December 2018
THE last ever Christmas Day game to feature the Albion saw them defeat Newcastle United by a single Ray Barlow goal.
On this day in 1932...24 December 2018
ALBION and Leicester City set everyone up for Christmas with a cracking game at The Hawthorns, the Throstles eventually prevailing 4-3.
On this day in 1966...23 December 2018
GRAHAM Lovett was seriously injured in a terrible car cash on the M1 when his car went down an embankment, leaving him trapped for several hours before he was discovered and taken to hospital.
On this day in 1977...22 December 2018
RONNIE Allen tendered his resignation as Albion manager after just six months at the helm, tempted away by a lucrative coaching offer from Kuwait.
On this day in 1974...21 December 2018
THE highest Hawthorns crowd of the season, 29,614, was treated to some fine Christmas fare as the Throstles beat Aston Villa 2-0.