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December National Days

December National Days

There are 123 December National Days to celebrate during the year’s eleventh month. In the northern hemisphere, December is the first month of winter. December is named after the Latin word for the number Ten – decem.

List of December National Days
Month Long Celebrations and Observances in December
More National Days in December

More December Facts:

December has 31 days.
December Birthstone: Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite

December Colors: Blue, Greenish Blue, Indigo Green
December Birth Flowers:  Narcissus & Holly

The full moon in November is called the Beaver’s Moon.

Historical Events in December:

December 1, 1952 – Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat
December 2, 2001 – Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
December 3, 1901 – Roosevelt asks Congress to curb the power of trusts
December 4, 1965 – Gemini 7 was launched
December 5, 1848 – President Polk sparks the Gold Rush
December 6, 1849 – Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland
December 7, 1995 – The Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter
December 8, 1955 – Council of Europe adopts The European Flag
December 9, 1948 – U.N. adopts The Genocide Convention 
December 10, 1799 – The metric system is adopted by France
December 11, 2001 – China joins the WTO
December 12, 1977 – Saturday Night Fever was released.
December 13, 1962 – Relay 1 is launched by NASA
December 14, 1911 – Roald Amundsen’s reaches at the South Pole
December 15, 1791 – The United States Bill of Rights are ratified
December 16, 1843 – Octonions were discovered by John T. Graves
December 17, 1892 – First issue of Vogue is published.
December 18, 2019 – President Trump impeached
December 19, 1843 – Charles Dickens releases the Christmas Carol
December 20, 1989 – Panama is invaded by U.S.
December 21, 1937 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released
December 22, 2010 – Don’t ask, don’t tell is repealed
December 23, 1913- Wilson signs the Federal Reserve Act into law
December 24, 1914 – The start of the Christmas truces of WWI
December 25, 1776 – Washington crosses the Delaware river
December 26, 1908 – Jack Johnson Becomes Heavyweight Champion
December 27, 537 – Hagia Sofia opens
December 28, 1895- The first commercial movie screening
December 29, 2007 – New England Patriots finish perfect season
December 30, 1922 – The U.S.S.R. is formed
December 31, 1955 – GM makes over $1 Billion in a year.

List of December National Days:

December 1
National Bartender Appreciation Day
National Eat A Red Apple Day
Bifocals At The Monitor Liberation Day
Day With(Out) Art Day
Rosa Parks Day

December 2
National Mutt Day
National Fritters Day
Special Education Day

December 3
National Roof Over Your Head Day

December 4
National Dice Day
National Sock Day
National Cookie Day
National Reconciliation Day

December 5
National Bathtub Party Day
National Sacher Torte Day
International Ninja Day

December 6
National Microwave Oven Day
National Pawnbrokers Day
National Gazpacho Day
St. Nicolas Day
Miner’s Day

December 7
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
National Cotton Candy Day

December 8
National Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day
National Brownie Day

December 9
Bike Shop Day
National Pastry Day
Weary Willie Day

December 10
Nobel Prize Day
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

December 11
International Mountain Day
National Noodle Ring Day

December 12
International Day Of Heavy Metal
National Ding-A-Ling Day
National Ambrosia Day
Gingerbread House Day
Poinsettia Day
Pho Day

December 13
National Cocoa Day
National Violin Day
National Day Of The Horse
Pick A Pathologist Pal Day

December 14
National Bouillabaisse Day

December 15
National Wear Your Pearls Day
National Cupcake Day
Bill Of Rights Day
Cat Herder’s Day

December 16
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
Barbie And Barney Backlash Day

December 17
Wright Brother’s Day
National Maple Syrup Day

December 18
National Bake Cookies Day
National Roast Suckling Pig Day
Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day

December 19
National Hard Candy Day
National Oatmeal Muffin Day

December 20
National Sangria Day
MUDD Day

December 21
National Crossword Puzzle Day
National French Fried Shrimp Day
Humbug Day
Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day

December 22
National Date Nut Bread Day

December 23
National Roots Day
National Pfeffernusse Day
Festivus

December 24
Christmas Eve
National Eggnog Day

December 25
Christmas
National Pumpkin Pie Day
A’phabet Or No “L” Day

December 26
Kwanzaa
National Thank You Note Day
National Candy Cane Day
National Whiner’s Day
Boxing Day (Canada)

December 27
National Fruitcake Day

December 28
Pledge Of Allegiance Day
National Chocolate Candy Day
National Card Playing Day
Holy Innocents Day

December 29
National Tick Tock Day
National Pepper Pot Day

December 30
National Bacon Day
National Bicarbonate Of Soda Day
Falling Needles Family Fest Day

December 31
National Champagne Day
Make Up Your Mind Day
New Year’s Eve
Universal Hour Of Peace