December 18 Holidays

December 18 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | December 18 Calendar

December 18th Daily Holidays include:

  • Bake Cookies Day
  • Flake Appreciation Day
  • Give a Wine Club Day
  • International Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day
  • International Migrants day
  • National Ham Salad Day
  • National Roast Suckling Pig Day
  • National Twin Day
  • National Wear a Plunger on your Head Day

December 18: Famous Birthdays

  • December 18, 1707 – Charles Wesley, English missionary and composer who wrote over 6,500 hymns (And Can it Be, Christ the Lord is Risen Today, and the carol Hark! The Herald Angels Sing)
  • December 18, 1890 – Edwin Howard Armstrong, American engineer who invented FM radio (d. 1954)
  • December 18, 1886 – Ty Cobb, American baseball player and manager who spent 22 years with the Detroit Tigers (d. 1961)
  • December 18, 1916 – Betty Grable, American actress, singer, and dancer (How to Marry a Millionaire) (d. 1973)
  • December 18, 1943 – Keith Richards, English musician who co-found and co-songwriter for the Rolling Stones
  • December 18, 1946 – Steven Spielberg, American director, producer and screenwriter who co-founded the DreamWorks film company (Jaws, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Indiana Jones movies, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List)
  • December 18, 1963 – Brad Pitt, American actor and producer (Legends of the Fall, Oceans Eleven)
  • December 18, 1980 – Christina Aquilera, American singer, songwriter, actress and producer (Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants)

December 18: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for December 18 is Sagittarius.

December Birthstone:

The December three birthstones. They are:

  • Turquoise: Turquoise is a gem that ranges from blue to green and often has veins of matrix. It has been cherished for millennia, with ancient Egyptians adorning themselves with it. It is believed to bring protection, good fortune, and healing. This semi-translucent to opaque December birthstone is a reminder of the power of nature.
  • Zircon: Zircon is a timeless gemstone, renowned for its brilliance and flashes of rainbow-colored light, known as “fire”. For centuries, it was mistaken for diamond, and during the Middle Ages, it was believed to bring peace and ward off evil. Nowadays, zircon is used in jewelry and is highly prized for its durability.
  • Tanzanite: Tanzanite is a stunning blue-purple gemstone found only in Tanzania. Its popularity has skyrocketed since its discovery, due to its unique color which ranges from deep violet-blue to light lavender-blue. Highly sought-after, tanzanite is an exceptional choice for jewelry, prized for its beauty and rarity.

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