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December 21st is the 355th day of the year (356th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 10 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about December 21st, 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 21st
1118 Thomas Becket (archbishop of Canterbury 1162-1170)
1734 Paul Revere (American patriot)
1804 Benjamin Disraeli (British Prime Minister)
1918 Kurt Waldheim (Austrian politician, Austrian President 1986-1992, UN Secretary General 1971-1981)
1935 Phil Donahue (TV presenter)
1937 Jane Fonda (actress)
1940 Frank Zappa (musician)
1942 Hu Jintao (Chinese leader)
1943 Albert Lee (guitar player)
1946 Carl Wilson (singer, musician - Beach Boys)
1948 Samuel L. Jackson (actor)
1954 Chris Evert (tennis player)
1966 Kiefer Sutherland (actor)
1977 Emmanuel Macron (French President)
December 21st in History
69 Roman Senate declares Vespasian as Roman Emperor.
1620 Mayflower lands at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts.
1913 The first known crossword puzzle appears in New York World.
1941 Japan and Thailand sign a treaty of alliance.
1988 A bomb on Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, kills 270.
1993 US military introduces the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, allowing closeted homosexual and bisexual men and women to serve, but barring openly homosexual and bisexual men and women from service.
December 21st is also
Forefathers' Day (USA)
People born on December 21st are Capricorn
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