December 1: Day of the Week
December 1, 2019 is the 335th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1822Peter I is crowned Emperor of Brazil.
- 1824United States presidential election, 1824: Since no candidate received a majority of the total electoral college votes in the election, the United States House of Representatives is given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
- 1913Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
- 1925World War I aftermath: The final Locarno Treaty is signed in London, establishing post-war territorial settlements.
- 1964Malawi, Malta and Zambia join the United Nations.
- 1965The Border Security Force is formed in India as a special force to guard the borders.
- 1988Benazir Bhutto is appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.
- 19891989 Philippine coup attempt: The right-wing military rebel Reform the Armed Forces Movement attempts to oust Philippine President Corazon Aquino in a failed bloody coup d'état.
- 1990Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed.
- 2001Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA’s purchase by American Airlines.
Who were born on December 1?
- 1911Walter Alston, American baseball manager (d. 1984)
- 1917Marty Marion, American baseball player and manager (d.2011)
- 1917Thomas Hayward, American tenor (d.1995)
- 1947Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer
- 1949Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord (d. 1993)
- 1951Jaco Pastorius, American bassist (Weather Report)( d. 1987)
- 1967Nestor Carbonell, American actor
- 1970Kirk Rueter, American baseball player
- 1976Laura Ling, American journalist
- 1987Brett Williams, English footballer
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