December 1: Day of the Week
December 1, 2022 is the 335th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 800Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican.
- 1822Peter I is crowned Emperor of Brazil.
- 1834Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.
- 1913Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
- 1919Lady Astor becomes the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom (she had been elected to that position on November 28).
- 1959Cold War: Opening date for signature of the Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans military activity on the continent.
- 1964Malawi, Malta and Zambia join the United Nations.
- 1966The first Gävle goat, an annual Swedish Yule Goat tradition, is first erected in Gävle.
- 1969The first legislation to limit aircraft noise levels at airports is introduced in U.S. Federal Air Regulation, Part 36.
- 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?
- 1886Rex Stout, American author (d. 1975)
- 1898Stuart Sinclair Garson, Canadian Premier of Manitoba (d. 1977)
- 1911Walter Alston, American baseball manager (d. 1984)
- 1923Stansfield Turner, American admiral and 12th Director of Central Intelligence
- 1926Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner, Scottish noble (d. 2010)
- 1948George Foster, American baseball player
- 1951Jaco Pastorius, American bassist (Weather Report)( d. 1987)
- 1968Anders Holmertz, Swedish swimmer
- 1968Justin Chadwick, British actor and director
- 1980Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricketer
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