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December 1st

December 1st is the 335th day of the year (336th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about December 1st, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on December 1st

1761 Marie Tussaud (founded Madame Tussaud's wax museum)

1896 Georgy Zhukov (Soviet General)

1935 Woody Allen (comedian, actor, film director)

1940 Richard Pryor (actor, comedian)

Richard Pryor

1945 Bette Midler (actress, singer)

Bette Midler

1949 Pablo Escobar (drug lord)

1970 Sarah Silverman (comedienne, actress, singer)

December 1st in History

1420 King Henry V of England enters Paris.

1640 Portugal regains its independence from Spain.

1822 Peter I crowned Emperor of Brazil.

1835 Hans Christian Andersen publishes his first book of fairy tales.

1913 Ford Motor Company introduces the moving assembly line.

1913 Crete annexed by Greece.

1918 Iceland becomes a self-governing kingdom but remains united with Denmark.

1919 Lady Astor becomes the first woman to take her seat in the British Parliament.

1925 Locarno Treaty is signed in London, establishing the post-World War One territorial settlement.

1952 First successful sexual reassignment operation on a transsexual.

1958 Central African Republic independent from France.

1973 Papua New Guinea gains self-government from Australia.

1981 AIDS virus officially recognized.

1988 Benazir Bhutto appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Benazir Bhutto

1989 East Germany abolishes the Constitutional provision granting the leading role to the Communist Party.

1990 British and French dug sections of the Channel Tunnel meet under the English Channel.

December 1st is also

Restoration of Independence Day (Portugal)

Feast of Saint Eligius (Catholicism)

Union Day (Romania)

Pioneers' Day (Angola)

World AIDS Day


People born on December 1st are Sagittarius


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