December 15: Day of the Week
December 15, 2021 is the 349th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 16 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 1167Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.
- 1906The London Underground’s Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway opens.
- 1914World War I: The Serbian Army recaptures Belgrade from the invading Austro-Hungarian Army.
- 1917World War I: An armistice is reached between the new Bolshevik government and the Central Powers.
- 1946US-backed Iranian troops evict the leadership of the breakaway Republic of Mahabad, putting an end to the Iran crisis of 1946.
- 1970South Korean ferry Namyong Ho capsizes off Korean Strait killing 308.
- 2001The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years and $27,000,000 to fortify it, without fixing its famous lean.
- 2005Introduction of the F-22 Raptor into USAF active service.
- 2006First flight of the F-35 Lightning II.
- 2010A boat carrying 90 asylum seekers crashes into rocks off the coast of Christmas Island, Australia, killing at least 30 passengers.
Who were born on December 15?
- 37Nero, Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (d. 68)
- 1875Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (d. 1899)
- 1910John H. Hammond, American musician (d. 1987)
- 1933Tim Conway, American actor and comedian
- 1967David Howells, English footballer
- 1967Elix Skipper, American professional wrestler
- 1968Osama Ali Maher, Swedish politician
- 1972Stuart Townsend, Irish actor
- 1981Firman Utina, Indonesian footballer
- 1986Iveta Mazáčová, Czech athlete
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