December 25: Day of the Week
December 25, 2021 is the 359th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 6 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn 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 25 Historical Event(s)
- 1927The Vietnamese Nationalist Party is founded.
- 1941Admiral Chester W. Nimitz arrives at Pearl Harbor to assume command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet
- 1941World War II: Battle of Hong Kong ends, beginning the Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong.
- 1947The Constitution of the Republic of China goes into effect.
- 1950The Stone of Scone, traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students. It later turns up in Scotland on April 11, 1951.
- 1963Turkish Cypriot Bayrak Radio begins transmitting in Cyprus after Turkish Cypriots are forcibly excluded from Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation.
- 1977Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with President of Egypt Anwar Sadat.
- 1990The first successful trial run of the system which would become the World Wide Web.
- 2004Cassini orbiter releases Huygens probe which successfully landed on Saturn’s moon Titan on January 14, 2005.
- 2009Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board a flight to Detroit Metro Airport Northwest Airlines Flight 253
Who were born on December 25?
- 1776Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), Irish writer (alleged date of birth) (d. 1859)
- 1906Lew Grade, Ukrainian-born film producer (d. 1998)
- 1907Mike Mazurki, Ukrainian-born actor (d. 1990)
- 1908Ernest L. Massad, U.S. Army general (d. 1993)
- 1926Enrique Jorrín, Cuban composer and musician (d. 1987)
- 1950Karl Rove, former American presidential advisor
- 1958Martin Wiesner, German footballer
- 1961Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
- 1964Tim Royes – Music Video Director and Editor
- 1970Emmanuel Amuneke, Nigerian footballer
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