December 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel

December 2024 Calendar Templates in Word, PDF, Excel - Free Printable Monthly Calendar 2024 with holidays and notes. There is a variety of 2024 december calendars here so you can pick a calendar as per your need or work requirement to download and print.

About december

December (Dec) is the twelfth and last month of the Gregorian calendar, following November and preceding the January of the following year. It is one of seven months with the length of 31 days.

December in the first month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, December is the seasonal equivalent to June in the Northern hemisphere, which is the first month of summer. December is the month with the shortest daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest daylight hours of the year in the Southern Hemisphere. December starts on the same day of the week as September every year and ends on the same day of the week as April every year.

History of Name

December's name come from decem, Latin for "ten".

december's Birthstone

December's birthstones are the turquoise, zircon, and tanzanite.

- Turquoise is a semi-translucent to opaque gem that ranges from blue to green and often has veins of matrix running through it. This December birthstone has been cherished for millennia.

- Zircon is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates. Its chemical name is zirconium silicate.

- Tanzanite may be a relative newcomer to the world of colored stones, but it was one of the most exciting gem discoveries of the 20th century.

december's Birth Flower

December's birth flower is the Narcissus (paperwhite).

Paperwhites are cultivars of species such as Narcissus papyraeus, N. tazetta and N. canaliculatis, which are natives of the eastern Mediterranean.

december's Zodiac Signs

The zodiac signs for the month of december are Sagittarius (until December 21) and Capricorn (December 22 onwards).

- The optimistic Sagittarius is always in good spirits. They are cheerful and upbeat most of the time and believe that there is a positive side to everything. Sagittariuses are also very loyal to their country. Many war heroes bear the Sagittarius zodiac sign.

- The pragmatic Capricorn can sense at once whether a new concept is going to work. Their forthright attitude also means that if they think you fall short, they will have no problem telling it "to your face". Capricorns are great at improvising too. They are quick to adopt good ideas and can make all the necessary adjustments to make them perfect for the given situation.

december holidays and observances

List of important national and international days in december 2024 which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations. It will help in learning several events of national and international important related to United State as well as world also.

Us Holidays

Cyber Monday 2024 is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. It was created by retailers to encourage people to shop online. In 2024 is observed on Monday, December 2, 2024.

Christmas Day 2024 is on Wednesday, December 25, 2024. This day is celebrating the birth of Jesus.

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International days

Special Education Day is observed on December 2nd. The day commemorates the anniversary of the nation's first federal special education law. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law on December 2, 1972.

Saint Nicholas Day is observed annually on December 6th. This day recognizes the third-century saint who became an inspiration for the modern-day Santa Claus.

National Cocoa Day is observed on December 13th. This day celebration worthy of the winter holidays.

National Violin Day is on on December 13th celebrates the bow stringed instrument loved around the world.

National Re-gifting Day on Thursday, December 19, 2024. This day was chosen in honor of office parties and the unique Christmas gift exchange that they do.

National Eggnog Day is observed on the day before Christmas. Its also known as egg milk punch, eggnog is a very popular drink throughout the United States during the holidays.

Boxing Day is annual observed on December 26th. The day after Christmas is traditionally the day for employers to give a gift, a Christmas box, to their employees.

National Fruitcake Day is observed on December 27 each year. Made with chopped candied or dried fruit, nuts and spices and sometimes soaked in "spirits", fruitcake has been a holiday gift-giving tradition for many years.

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Birthday in december

Martin van Buren (December 5, 1782 - July 24, 1862): was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. He was the first president born speaking a language other than English (Dutch) and the first born after the United States had declared its independence from Great Britain.

Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 - December 15, 1966): was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.

John Milton (9 December 1608 - 8 November 1674): was an English poet and intellectual, who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell.

Ludwig van Beethoven (17 December 1770 - 26 March 1827): was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the classical and romantic eras in classical music, he remains one of the most recognized and influential musicians of this period, and is considered to be one of the greatest composers of all time.

Josef Stalin (18 December 1878 - 5 March 1953): was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from the mid-1920 until 1953.

Howard Hughes (December 24, 1905 - April 5, 1976): was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world.

Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 - 20 March 1726): was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution.

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 - September 28, 1895): was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization.

Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 - February 3, 1924): was an American politician, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

If you are looking for a template to record birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions then we have it here. Our template contains two months per page and works for any year. With word version, you can highlight events, change colors and fonts using themes.

december Quotes

December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory...

John Geddes

It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.

Sarah Kay

December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.

Fennel Hudson

There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other's life!

Mehmet Murat ildan

By December an elastic skin of ice reached out hundreds of miles into the sea, rolling with every wave.

Will Chancellor

December in History

December 6, 1492: The island of Hispaniola was discovered by Christopher Columbus. Today the island is divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

December 9, 1992: Buckingham Palace announced the separation of Prince Charles and Princess of Wales, Dianna.

December 11, 1901: The first transatlantic radio signal was transmitted by Guglielmo Marconi from Cornwall, England, to St. John's, Newfoundland.

December 15, 1964: Canada adopted a new national flag featuring a red maple leaf on a white background.

December 21st: Winter begins in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere today is the beginning of summer.

Facts About December

December is the first month of winter and the last month of the year.

There are fewer daylight hours in December in the northern hemisphere than in any other month.

December is the month when couples argue the most according to a recent survey.

December often marks the beginning of rain, snow, and cold weather.

december in other languages

Language Name
december in German German Dezember
december in Spanish Spanish diciembre
december in Finnish Finnish joulukuu
december in French French decembre
december in Italian Italian dicembre
december in Latin Latin december
december in Norwegian Norwegian desember

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