December 23

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 23. From 1900 until now. December 23 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Carla Bruni Sarkozy (1967), Eddie Vedder (1964) and Jean-Luc Lahaye (1952). Several movies were released around December 23 over the years, such as Devdas in 1955 directed by Bimal Roy and Scarlet Street in 1945 directed by Fritz Lang.
But much more happened on December 23 over the years: find out below

How many days until next December 23

Like this day if it is important to you!


Which were the most popular Movies released around December 23 over the years?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial



Release year: 1955

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Country: United States of America

Leave Her to Heaven

Leave Her to Heaven

Release year: 1945

Directed by: John M. Stahl

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday

Release year: 1950

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Holliday, William Holden, Broderick Crawford, Howard St. John

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 23?


  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • See more


  • 2018 Gatwick Airport drone incident: The two people arrested by police two days earlier are released without charges. (Reuters)
  • 2017 2017 Pacific typhoon season: Tropical Storm Tembin: More than 200 people are dead in the southern Philippines as a result of floods and mudslides caused by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: The bodies of over 100 Syrian Army POWs are reportedly found in what was the last rebel held territory of East Aleppo. Syrian Army officers claim they were executed by rebel forces. (Al-Masdar News)
  • 2015 Syrian Civil War: Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War: Amnesty International reports at least 200 civilians have been killed in Russian air strikes in Syria, indicating "serious failures by Russia to respect international humanitarian law". Moscow denies causing civilian deaths. (BBC)
  • See more

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around December 23 over the years?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns

Year: 1966


Name on front fly.

I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen

I'M Not Really Here

Year: 1996


The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

Reversible Errors by Scott Turow

Reversible Errors

Year: 2002


Corporate lawyer Arthur Raven is the court-appointed attorney for a Death Row inmate. Convinced his client is innocent thanks to new evidence, Raven is a fervent crusader--and also a rookie in

The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen

The Family Of Man

Year: 1955


Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

Incredible Victory by Walter Lord

Incredible Victory

Year: 1967


A remarkable account of what has been called 'the most decisive naval battle since Trafalgar.'—Los Angeles Times

This day over the years in 30 sec.

For more videos please visit our official youtube channel