December Fun Facts

December Background Facts:

Turquoise Stone for December

Turquoise Stone for December

  • According to the Gregorian Calendar, December is the twelfth month of the year
  • December derives from the Latin word “decem”, meaning ten
  • December was originally the tenth month of the Roman Calendar
  • December has 31 days in the month
  • December is best known for the celebration of Christmas Day on 25th December

    December Birth Flower Holly

    December Birth Flower Holly

  • Birthstone associated with December is Turquoise
  • Birth Flower associated with December is Paper White Narcissus, Holly or Pointsettia
  • Season: Winter
  • Astrological Signs: Sagittarius (until December 21st) and Capricorn (from December 22nd)

Famous People Born in December:

  • 1st December 1945 – Bette Midler, Famous Actress and Singer
  • 11th December 1843 – Robert Koch, Medical Professional, Biologist
  • 30th November 1865 – Rudyard Kipling, English Author, Writer
December Birth Flowers Narcissus and Pointsettia

December Birth Flowers Narcissus and Pointsettia

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