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Tuesday December 21, 2021

December 21: Day of the Week

December 21, 2021 is the 355th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 10 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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)

  • 1598
    Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile.
  • 1832
    Egyptian–Ottoman War: Egyptian forces decisively defeat Ottoman troops at the Battle of Konya.
  • 1861
    Medal of Honor: Public Resolution 82, containing a provision for a Navy Medal of Valor, is signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1910
    An underground explosion at the Hulton Bank Colliery No. 3 Pit in Over Hulton, Westhoughton, England, kills 344 miners.
  • 1913
    Arthur Wynne’s “word-cross”, the first crossword puzzle, is published in the New York World.
  • 1946
    An 8.1 Mw earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Nankaidō, Japan, kill over 1,300 people and destroy over 38,000 homes.
  • 1962
    Rondane National Park is established as Norway’s first national park.
  • 1979
    Lancaster House Agreement: An independence agreement for Rhodesia is signed in London by Lord Carrington, Sir Ian Gilmour, Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, Bishop Abel Muzorewa and S.C. Mundawarara.
  • 1994
    Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, dormant for 47 years, erupts gases and ash.
  • 1999
    The Spanish Civil Guard intercepts a van loaded with 950 kg of explosives that ETA intended to use to blow up Torre Picasso in Madrid.

Who were born on December 21?

  • 1778
    Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish politician (d. 1860)
  • 1840
    Namık Kemal, Turkish nationalist poet (d. 1888)
  • 1850
    Zdeněk Fibich, Bohemian composer (d. 1900)
  • 1851
    Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician (d. 1929)
  • 1873
    Blagoje Bersa, Croatian composer (d. 1934)
  • 1913
    Arnold Friberg, American illustrator (d. 2010)
  • 1920
    Jean Gascon, Canadian actor (d. 1988)
  • 1947
    Bryan Hamilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1973
    Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer
  • 1982
    Tom Payne, British actor

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