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Wednesday December 8, 2021

December 8: Day of the Week

December 8, 2021 is the 342nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

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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 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1854
    In his Apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus, Pope Pius IX proclaims the dogmatic definition of Immaculate Conception, which holds that the Virgin Mary was born free of original sin.
  • 1912
    Leaders of the German Empire hold an Imperial War Council to discuss the possibility that war might break out.
  • 1953
    United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers his “Atoms for Peace” speech, and the U.S. launches its “Atoms for Peace” program that supplied equipment and information to schools, hospitals, and research institutions around the world.
  • 1962
    Workers at four New York City newspapers (this later increases to nine) go on strike for 114 days.
  • 1971
    Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Navy launches an attack on West Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.
  • 1987
    An Israeli army tank transporter kills four Palestinian refugees and injures seven others during a traffic accident at the Erez Crossing on the Israel–Gaza Strip border, sparking the First Intifada.
  • 1987
    Frank Vitkovic shoots and kills eight people at the Australia Post building in Melbourne, before jumping to his death.
  • 1987
    The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
  • 1991
    The Romanian Constitution is adopted in a referendum.
  • 2009
    Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.

Who were born on December 8?

  • 1861
    Georges Méliès, French filmmaker (d. 1938)
  • 1862
    Georges Feydeau, French playwright (d. 1921)
  • 1909
    Gratien Gélinas, French-Canadian playwright and producer (d. 1999)
  • 1953
    Sam Kinison, American comedian (d. 1992)
  • 1962
    Marty Friedman, American guitarist
  • 1973
    Corey Taylor, American singer (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
  • 1977
    Elsa Benítez, Mexican supermodel
  • 1978
    Frédéric Piquionne, France footballer
  • 1985
    Dwight Howard, American basketball player
  • 1986
    Kate Voegele, American musician

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