How long until December 24, 2021 ?
There are 333 days until December 24, 2021
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
- (1972) Swedish Prime minister Olof Palme compares the American bombings of North Vietnam to Nazi massacres. The U.S. breaks diplomatic contact with Sweden.
- (1924) School in Babb's Switch, Oklahoma, USA catches fire; 36 die.
- (1985) The Australian state of Victoria celebrates its 150th anniversary.
- (2017) China's AVIC AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, makes its maiden flight. State-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has spent almost eight years developing the aircraft, which is designed to carry out marine rescues and battle wildfires. (BBC)
- (1930) In London, Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his device to project pictures on the clouds.
December 24 over the years: how did the world look like on December 24 in the past 120 years ?
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