December 31 Holidays

December 31 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | December 31 Calendar

December 31th Daily Holidays include:

  • Hogmanay
  • Leap Second Time Adjustment Day
  • Make Up Your Mind Day
  • National Champagne Day
  • New Years Eve
  • Universal Hour of Peace Day
  • Unlucky Day
  • World Peace Meditation Day

December 31: Famous Birthdays

  • December 31, 1860 – Joseph S. Cullinan – American businessman who co-founded Texaco (d. 1937)
  • December 31, 1943 – John Denver – American country singer, songwriter and actor (Rocky Mountain High) (d. 1997)
  • December 31, 1943 – Ben Kingsley – English actor (Gandhi)
  • December 31, 1946 – Diane von Furstenberg, Belgian-American fashion designer
  • December 31, 1947 – Tim Matheson – American actor, director, and producer (Animal House, West Wing, Hart of Dixie)
  • December 31, 1948 – Donna Summer – American singer and songwriter (Last Dance) (d. 2012)
  • December 31, 1959 – Val Kilmer – American actor and producer (Top Gun)
  • December 31, 1965 – Nicholas Sparks, American author, screenwriter, and producer (The Notebook)
  • December 31, 1972 – Joey McIntyre – American singer, songwriter, and actor (New Kids on the Block)
  • December 31, 1977 – Donald Trump, Jr., American businessman and son of Donald Trump and Ivana Trump

December 31: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for December 31 is Capricorn.

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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