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December Holidays in 2012
Long list of December holidays and special days celebrated in 2012.

By popular request, here is a long list of all of the special days celebrated in December 2012. If you prefer, you can explore December's special days by date. If you are interested in free, printable calendars, you can find them on this page. If you want to be one of the first to know when more holidays and other craft projects are posted, take a few moments to sign up for the Family Crafts Newsletter.

Month Long Observances

  • Hi Neighbor Month

  • National Stress Free Family Holiday Month

  • Read A New Book Month

  • Safe Toy and Gift Month
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  • Universal Human Rights Month

  • Write to a Friend Month

December 1st

  • Eat A Red Apple Day

  • National Pie Day

  • Rosa Park's Day
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus in 1955.

  • World AIDS Day

December 2nd

December 3rd

December 4th

  • National Cookie Day

  • Wear Brown Shoes Day

December 5th

  • Annual Day of the Ninja

  • Walter Elias (Walt) Disney's Birthday
    Born in Chicago in 1901. Check out my page for this special day!

December 6th

December 7th

  • National Cotton Candy Day

  • Pearl Harbor Day
    Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941.

December 8th

  • National Brownie Day

  • Hanukkah Begins at Sunset

December 9th

December 10th

December 11th

  • National Noodle Ring Day

  • UNICEF Anniversary
    Established in 1946.

December 12th

  • Frank Sinatra's Birthday
    Born in 1915.

  • Golf Tee Patented

  • Hovercraft Patented
    In 1955 by Sir Christopher Cockerill.

  • Poinsettia Day

December 13th

  • National Cocoa Day

December 14th

December 15th

  • Bill of Rights Day
    Adopted in this day in 1791.

  • Phonograph Patented
    By Thomas Edison in 1877.

December 16th

  • Boston Tea Party Anniversary
    In 1773. Check out my page for this special day!

  • Las Posadas

  • Ludwig Von Beethoven's Birthday
    A Famous Composer born in 1770.

  • National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

December 17th

  • National Maple Syrup Day

  • Underdog Day

  • Wright Brother's Day
    First flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903. Check out my page for this special day!

December 18th

December 19th

December 20th

  • Games Day

December 21st

December 22nd

December 23rd

  • Roots Day

December 24th

  • National Egg Nog Day

December 25th

  • Christmas
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  • National Pumpkin Pie Day

December 26th

  • Boxing Day

  • Kwanzaa Begins
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  • National Whiners Day

December 27th

  • Visit the Zoo Day

December 28th

  • Card Playing Day

  • Chewing Gum Patented
    In 1869.

  • National Chocolate Day

December 29th

December 30th

December 31st

  • New Year's Eve
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| December Special Days By Date | Printable Calendars | All Special Days |

This information is correct to the best of my knowledge. These dates are collected from many online and offline resources. Please do not email me asking me for more info about a date - All the information I have is posted here.

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