updatedUpdate NOVEMBER 2016

DECEMBER

Links to Holidays & Special Days & Weeks

SAFE TOYS & GIFTS MONTH Picture of Wrapped Presents
Suggestions about toy safety.

NATIONAL BINGO MONTH Picture of a Bingo Card
Learn the history of the game of Bingo and listen to the the song B-I-N-G-O.

1 - ANNIVERSARY OF 1ST REPORT BY U.S. WEATHER BUREAU Picture of a Thermometer
In 1870 the U.S. Weather Bureau gathered information from 24 locations.
Find out about the weather in your area.

1 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL AIR PATROL Picture of the Seal of Civil Air Patrol
History and information about the Civil Air Patrol

7 - FIRST CHRISTMAS SEALS Picture of the First Christmas Seal
The first Christmas Seal originated in Denmark in 1903. Christmas Seals were first sold in the United States in 1907.

10 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AWARD Picture of the Nobel Peace Prize Medal
The first Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on this day in 1901. The Award is given on this day every year.

12 - NATIONAL POINSETTIA DAY Picture of a poinsettia
The Poinsettia is a native flower of Mexico and is called the Christmas flower. It was first introduced in the United states in 1825.

14 - SOUTH POLE DISCOVERED Map of Antarctica with South Pole indicated
Activities, experiments, and weather information about the south pole. Live updates.
Do a word search about the South Pole.

15 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS Picture of The Bill of Rights
On this day in 1791, the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution, was ratified.

17 - 1ST FLIGHT BY WRIGHT BROTHERS picture of the Wright Brothers Plane
Information about the Wright Brothers and their airplane. Make paper airplanes

18 - FIRST PERFORMANCE OF THE NUTCRACKER BALLET Picture of Ballet Dancerr in Nutcracker
The history of the Nutcracker Ballet and its music.

21 - WINTER BEGINS picture of an animated snowman
All kinds of information about winter. Winter games, activities, and fun.

21 - FOREFATHER'S DAY Picture of the Pilgrims Landing
This day honors the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth.
Visit the Plimoth Plantation.

24 - HANUKKAH BEGINS Picture of a Mennorah
Hanukka begins at sundown today. It is also known Festival of Lights.
The Menorah is associated with Hanukkah.

25 - CHRISTMAS flashing words Merry Christmas
Christmas facts, songs, recipies and around the world. Make a gingerbread house.
The song Silent Night and the greeting"Merry Christmas" in many languages.

26 - KWANZAA BEGINS Picture of Kwanzaa Candles
Kwanza begins on this day every year with decorations, Food, and more.

28 - Pledge of Alligance picture of pledge
On this day in 1945 Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance.

28 - ANNIVERSARY OF POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC picture of Poor Richard's Almanac
Poor Richard's Almanac was written by Benjamin Franklin in the late 18th century.

29 - ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST CROSSWORD PUZZLE picture of Crossword Puzzle
History of crossword puzzles. Solve the world's first crossword puzzle.

31 - NEW YEAR'S EVE Picture of Clock
New Year's Eve is celebrated around the world. Auld Lang Syne is a favorite New Year's Eve song.


If you like this webpage about December,
You might like my webpage about Christmas

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