How long until December 24, 2019 ?
There are 16 days until December 24, 2019
Famous birthdays of December 24
- (2006) Rihanna Quinn: Dancer.
- (2000) Ethan Bortnick: child musician.
- (1999) John Bermundo: Model.
- (1997) Marina Chan: Singaporean swimmer.
- (1996) Mackenzie Marie: YouTube Star.
Holidays and feasts of December 24
- 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.
Facts of December 24
- (1932) Arturo Alessandri wins presidental election in Chile.
- (1948) First US house completely sunheated is occupied (Dover, Massachusetts).
- (2015) Officials report the casualties from yesterday's spring-like storm that triggered more than 20 tornadoes, destroyed homes, delayed and cancelled air flights, and caused power outages in the U.S. Midwest and Southeast have risen to at least 11 people killed with dozens injured. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant declares a state of emergency in areas affected by the storm. (NBC News) (Reuters)
- (2014) A Royal Jordanian Air Force warplane crashes, and its pilot is captured by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants near the city of Ar-Raqqah in northern Syria. (BBC)
- (2009) China sentences a further five people to death over riots in Ürümqi, Xinjiang in July, bringing the total number of people sentenced to death to 22. (Al Jazeera) (IOL)
December 24 over the years: how did the world look like on December 24 in the past 120 years ?
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