About December 1

December 1, 2022 is the 335th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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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 52 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On December 1

  • 1420
    Henry V of England enters Paris.
  • 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).
  • 1768
    The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.
  • 1822
    Peter I is crowned Emperor of Brazil.
  • 1826
    French philhellene Charles Nicolas Fabvier forces his way through the Turkish cordon and ascends the Acropolis of Athens, which had been under siege.
  • 1834
    Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.
  • 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.
  • 1918
    The Kingdom of Iceland becomes a sovereign state, yet remains a part of the Danish kingdom.
  • 1918
    Transylvania unites with Romania, following the incorporation of Bessarabia (March 27) and Bukovina (November 28), thus concluding the Great Union.
  • 1934
    In the Soviet Union, Politburo member Sergei Kirov is shot dead by Leonid Nikolayev at the Communist Party headquarters in Leningrad.
  • 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 Central African Republic becomes independent from France.
  • 1958
    The Our Lady of the Angels School fire in Chicago, Illinois, kills 92 children and three nuns.
  • 1959
    Cold War: Opening date for signature of the Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans military activity on the continent.
  • 1969
    The first legislation to limit aircraft noise levels at airports is introduced in U.S. Federal Air Regulation, Part 36.
  • 1974
    Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 6231, crashes northwest of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  • 1981
    A Yugoslavian Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crashes in Corsica killing all 180 people on board.
  • 1981
    The AIDS virus is officially recognized.
  • 2001
    Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA’s purchase by American Airlines.

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