Saturday 24 December 2016, Christmas Eve
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
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- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Sport Games on 24 December 2016
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Ayr - Dumbarton : 4 - 4
- Dundee United - St Mirren : 2 - 1
- Hibernian - Raith Rvs : 1 - 1
- Morton - Queen of Sth : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Alloa - Brechin : 1 - 2
- Livingston - Queens Park : 1 - 2
- Stranraer - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Annan Athletic - Berwick : 3 - 1
- Cowdenbeath - Arbroath : 0 - 2
- Montrose - Stirling : 2 - 2
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Hamilton - Celtic : 0 - 3
- Rangers - Inverness C : 1 - 0
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