December 21

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 21. From 1900 until now. December 21 is under the sign of Sagittarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Emmanuel Macron (1977), Jane Fonda (1937) and Samuel L Jackson (1948). Several movies were released around December 21 over the years, such as To Kill a Mockingbird in 1962 directed by Robert Mulligan and Roja in 1992 directed by Mani Ratnam.
But much more happened on December 21 over the years: find out below

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The Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 21?


Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Events

  • 2018 Colombian conflict: Ecuadorian drug trafficker and FARC dissident Walter Arizala is killed in a joint police and military operation near Tumaco. Arízala was wanted for the murder of two Ecuadorian journalists earlier in the year. (BBC)
  • 2017 December 2017 Melbourne car attack: Nineteen people are injured after a car crashes into pedestrians at the corner of Flinders Street and Elizabeth Street in Melbourne, Australia. The driver is arrested. Victoria Police believe that the incident was a "deliberate act" but not terrorism-related. (The Age) (The Observer)
  • 2016 Terrorism in Indonesia: Indonesian police kill three people in a gunfight south of Jakarta after a bomb is found. Fourteen people are arrested in connection to alleged involvement in plans for suicide bomb attacks. (Reuters) (Reuters² via Free Malaysia Today)
  • 2015 2015 Bagram suicide bombing: A suicide-bomb attack on a joint Afghan-U.S. patrol near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan's Parwan Province, kills at least six U.S. soldiers and wounds another six. The Taliban's spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, claims responsibility for the attack in a message on Twitter. (Reuters) (The Washington Post)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around December 21 over the years?
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Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment

Year: 1966

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Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

My Gal Sunday by Mary Higgins Clark

My Gal Sunday

Year: 1996

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A dashing ex-president and his young congresswoman bride become an irresistible sleuthing duo in four acclaimed stories from the Queen of Suspense.Henry

The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

The Christmas Train

Year: 2002

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Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

Year: 1955

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

Year: 1966

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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