December Events Calendar for Educators

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December Events 2014

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December 2014
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Eat a Red Apple Day

Rosa Parks Day on this day in 1955 she refused to give up her seat.

World AIDS Day

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David Macaulay born, 1946

National Fritters Day

Artist Georges Seurat born, 1859

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

National Roof-Over- Your-Head Day

First successful heart transplant (1967)

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Munro Leaf born, 1905

National Cookie Day

Wear Brown Shoes Day

Phonograph Invented (1877)

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Walter Elias (Walt) Disney's Birthday born, 1901

Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955)

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Ira Gershwin's Birthday born, 1896

Mitten Tree Day

St. Nicholas Day

13th Amendment abolishing slavery, ratified (1865)

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James Thurber born, 1894

National Brownie Day

Inventor Eli Whitney born, 1765

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National Noodle Ring Day

UNICEF Anniversary Established in 1946

Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock (1620)

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Barbara Emberley born, 1932

Golf Tee Patented (1899)

Hovercraft Patented (1955)

Poinsettia Day

Marconi's radio signal crossed the Atlantic (1901)

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National Cocoa Day

Susan B. Anthony dollar coined in 1970

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Bill of Rights Day

Underdog Day

David McCord born, 1897

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Wear a Plunger On Your Head Day

Baseball great Ty Cobb born, 1886

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Eve Bunting born, 1928

Oatmeal Muffin Day

Dickens' A Christmas Carol published in 1843

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Games Day

Electric Light demonstrated in 1879

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First Christmas Lights sold in 1882

Mercury Thermometer Was Invented in 1714

U.S. Golf Association Founded (1894)

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Roots Day

Federal Reserve System established (1913)

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Christmas Eve

National Egg Nog Day

Apollo 8 reached the moon (1968)

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Boxing Day

Kwanzaa Begins

National Whiners Day

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Ingri d'Aulaire born, 1904

Visit the Zoo Day

World Bank created (1945)

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Card Playing Day

Chewing Gum Patented in 1869

Iowa became the 29th state (1846)

National Chocolate Day

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Texas became the 28th state (1845)

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Tiger Woods born, 1975

Author Rudyard Kipling born, 1865

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New Year's Eve

Artist Henri Matisse born, 1869

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More Lesson Plans! Also see our other December Lesson Plans, Thematic Units and Activities

Special Goings-On
Hi Neighbor Month
Kwanzaa, African Harvest Festival (Last week in December)
National Stress Free Family Holiday Month
Read A New Book Month
Safe Toy and Gift Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Write to a Friend Month