The word December comes from the Latin word 'decem', meaning ten. December used to be the 10th month. However, when January and February were added to the calendar December was changed to the 12th month.
We all need a little inspiration, so check out what unusual but fun days are celebrated in December.
- Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
- Day With(out) Art Day
- National Eat a Red Apple Day
- National Pie Day
- Rosa Parks Day
- National Fritters Day
- National Mutt Day
- Special Education Day
- Faux Fur Friday – First Friday in December
- National Bartender Day – First Friday in December
- National Roof Over Your Head Day
- National Play Outside Day – First Saturday Every Month
- Skywarn Recognition Day – First Saturday in December
- Miners’ Day
- National Gazpacho Day
- National Microwave Oven Day
- National Pawnbrokers Day
- St. Nicholas Day
- World Trick Shot Day – First Tuesday in December
- Christmas Card Day
- National Pastry Day
- Weary Willie Day
- National Salesperson Day – Second Friday in December
- National Cocoa Day
- National Violin Day
- National Day of the Horse (Senate Res. 452)
- Pick a Pathologist Pal Day
- National Guard Birthday
- National Maple Syrup Day
- Wright Brothers Day
- National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – Third Friday in December
- Underdog Day– Third Friday in December
- National Wreaths Across America Day – Changes Annually – (December 17, 2022)
- National Twin Day
- National Roast Suckling Pig Day
- Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day
- Chanukah Begins – Changes Annually (December 18, 2022)
- Crossword Puzzle Day
- Humbug Day
- National French Fried Shrimp Day
- National Maine Day
- Phileas Fogg Win a Wager Day
- Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23
- National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice
- National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day – First Day of Winter
- Yule – Day of Winter Solstice
- Anne & Samantha Day(also June. 21, 2022)
- National Date Nut Bread Day
- Forefathers Day – December 22 (Unless on Sunday, Then Following Monday)
- National Re-Gifting Day – Thursday before Christmas
- Holy Innocents Day
- National Card Playing Day
- National Chocolate Candy Day
- National Short Film Day
- Pledge of Allegiance Day
- Bacon Day
- Falling Needles Family Fest Day
- National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
- No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year
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I hope that you enjoyed this December Fun Days post!