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Saturday December 21, 2019

December 21: Day of the Week

December 21, 2019 is the 355th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 10 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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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.

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December 21: This Day in History

This is a frequent day for the winter solstice to occur in the northern hemisphere and summer solstice to occur in the southern hemisphere.

December 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1140
    Conrad III of Germany besieged Weinsberg.
  • 1832
    Egyptian–Ottoman War: Egyptian forces decisively defeat Ottoman troops at the Battle of Konya.
  • 1844
    The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement.
  • 1861
    Medal of Honor: Public Resolution 82, containing a provision for a Navy Medal of Valor, is signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1907
    The Chilean Army commits a massacre of at least 2,000 striking saltpeter miners in in Iquique, Chile.
  • 1913
    Arthur Wynne’s “word-cross”, the first crossword puzzle, is published in the New York World.
  • 1967
    Louis Washkansky, the first man to undergo a heart transplant, dies in Cape Town, South Africa, after living for 18 days after the transplant.
  • 1992
    A Dutch DC-10, flight Martinair MP 495, crashes at Faro Airport, killing 56 people.
  • 1994
    Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, dormant for 47 years, erupts gases and ash.
  • 1995
    The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.

Who were born on December 21?

  • 1892
    Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969)
  • 1914
    Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  • 1921
    John Severin, American comics artist
  • 1940
    Ray Hildebrand, American singer (Paul & Paula)
  • 1949
    Thomas Sankara, Burkinabé military figure (d. 1987)
  • 1960
    Roger McDowell, American baseball player
  • 1966
    Kiefer Sutherland, British-born Canadian actor
  • 1967
    Ervin Johnson, American basketball player
  • 1972
    Gloria De Piero, English journalist
  • 1979
    Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer

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