About December 1

December 1, 2021 is the 335th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Sagittarius is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 62 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On December 1

  • 1420
    Henry V of England enters Paris.
  • 1768
    The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.
  • 1862
    In his State of the Union Address President Abraham Lincoln reaffirms the necessity of ending slavery as ordered ten weeks earlier in the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • 1865
    Shaw University, the first historically black university in the southern United States, is founded in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 1913
    Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
  • 1925
    World War I aftermath: The final Locarno Treaty is signed in London, establishing post-war territorial settlements.
  • 1941
    World War II: Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signs Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol.
  • 1948
    Taman Shud Case: The body of an unidentified man is found in Adelaide, Australia; involving an undetectable poison and a secret code in a very rare book, the case remains unsolved and is “one of Australia’s most profound mysteries”.
  • 1952
    The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgenson, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery.
  • 1958
    The Our Lady of the Angels School fire in Chicago, Illinois, kills 92 children and three nuns.
  • 1960
    Paul McCartney and Pete Best are arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany, after accusations of attempted arson.
  • 1963
    Nagaland becomes the 16th state of India.
  • 1964
    Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and his top-ranking advisers meet to discuss plans to bomb North Vietnam.
  • 1966
    The first Gävle goat, an annual Swedish Yule Goat tradition, is first erected in Gävle.
  • 1973
    Papua New Guinea gains self government from Australia.
  • 1974
    TWA Flight 514, a Boeing 727, crashes northwest of Dulles International Airport killing all 92 people on board.
  • 1975
    Lambda Theta Phi - The first Latino fraternity is established in New Jersey.
  • 1988
    Benazir Bhutto is appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  • 1989
    Cold War: East Germany’s parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the communist party the leading role in the state.
  • 2009
    The Treaty of Lisbon, which amends the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, which together comprise the constitutional basis of European Union, comes into effect.

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