Sunday December 1, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

December 1: Day of the Week

December 1, 2024 is the 336th day of the year 2024 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.

December 2024

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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.

December 1 Historical Event(s)

Peter I is crowned Emperor of Brazil.
United 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.
Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.
World War I aftermath: The final Locarno Treaty is signed in London, establishing post-war territorial settlements.
Pacific War: Emperor Hirohito of Japan gave the final approval to initiate war against the United States.
The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgenson, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery.
The Border Security Force is formed in India as a special force to guard the borders.
The first legislation to limit aircraft noise levels at airports is introduced in U.S. Federal Air Regulation, Part 36.
Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.
The Indian Army recaptures part of Kashmir occupied forcibly by Pakistan.

Who were born on December 1?

Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist (d. 1817)
Alicia Markova, English ballerina (d. 2004)
Thomas Hayward, American tenor (d.1995)
Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner, Scottish noble (d. 2010)
David Doyle, American Actor (d. 1997)
Chuck Low, American actor
John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors)
Charlene Tilton, American actress
Justin Chadwick, British actor and director

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