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.

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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)

1822
Peter I is crowned Emperor of Brazil.
1824
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.
1834
Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.
1925
World War I aftermath: The final Locarno Treaty is signed in London, establishing post-war territorial settlements.
1941
Pacific War: Emperor Hirohito of Japan gave the final approval to initiate war against the United States.
1952
The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgenson, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery.
1965
The Border Security Force is formed in India as a special force to guard the borders.
1969
The first legislation to limit aircraft noise levels at airports is introduced in U.S. Federal Air Regulation, Part 36.
1969
Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.
1971
The Indian Army recaptures part of Kashmir occupied forcibly by Pakistan.

Who were born on December 1?

1743
Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist (d. 1817)
1910
Alicia Markova, English ballerina (d. 2004)
1917
Thomas Hayward, American tenor (d.1995)
1923
Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Lucky Luke) (d. 2001)
1926
Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner, Scottish noble (d. 2010)
1929
David Doyle, American Actor (d. 1997)
1937
Chuck Low, American actor
1944
John Densmore, American drummer (The Doors)
1958
Charlene Tilton, American actress
1968
Justin Chadwick, British actor and director

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