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.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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

  • 1640
    End of the Iberian Union: Portugal acclaims as King João IV of Portugal, ending 60 years of personal union of the crowns of Portugal and Spain and the end of the rule of the House of Habsburg (also called the Philippine Dynasty).
  • 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.
  • 1885
    First serving of the soft drink Dr Pepper at a drug store in Waco, Texas (United States).
  • 1913
    Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
  • 1913
    The Buenos Aires Subway, the first underground railway system in the southern hemisphere and in Latin America, begins operation.
  • 1913
    The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line.
  • 1918
    The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later known as the Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is proclaimed.
  • 1919
    Lady Astor becomes the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom (she had been elected to that position on November 28).
  • 1934
    In the Soviet Union, Politburo member Sergei Kirov is shot dead by Leonid Nikolayev at the Communist Party headquarters in Leningrad.
  • 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.
  • 1955
    American Civil Rights Movement: In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city’s racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • 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.
  • 1969
    The first legislation to limit aircraft noise levels at airports is introduced in U.S. Federal Air Regulation, Part 36.
  • 1973
    Papua New Guinea gains self government from Australia.
  • 1974
    Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 6231, crashes northwest of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  • 1974
    TWA Flight 514, a Boeing 727, crashes northwest of Dulles International Airport killing all 92 people on board.
  • 1976
    Angola joins the United Nations.
  • 1981
    A Yugoslavian Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crashes in Corsica killing all 180 people on board.
  • 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.

Coffee Love Do you drink coffee? Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Try this! Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters ELZWGOAU? Check your answers here: Word finder ELZWGOAU. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)



Share or Link to This Page: