All About December 1st

All About December 1st

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 1st Holidays

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December 1st Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius

See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.

If you were born today then you are a Sagittarius.Sagittarius Postcard

Time period: November 22 – December 21
Element: Fire
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Symbol: Archer
Birthstones: Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Zircon, Citrine
Famous Sagittariuses:  Scarlett Johansson, Hailey BaldwinJaime Lee Curtis, Nicki Minaj, Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Miley Cyrus, Bill Nye, Bruce Lee,  Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Ozzy Osborne, Nostradamus, Walt Disney, Woody Allen and Mark Twain.

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What do these Celebrities all have in Common?

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December 1st Trivia

Famous Birthdays, Historical Events

  • 1824 – In the US  presidential election neither candidate received a majority of the total electoral college votes in the election, in which case the United States House of Representatives was  given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Rosa Parks being fingerprinted by Deputy Sheriff D.H. Lackey after being arrested for boycotting public transportation - Original
  • 1834 – Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.
  • 1913 – Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line.
  • 1926 – Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist who worked in high security prisons was born.
  • 1935 – Woody Allen, American director waws born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.
  • 1940 – Richard Pryor, American stand-up comedian and actor was born in Peoria, Il.
  • 1945 – Bette Midler, American singer-songwriter and actress was born in Honolulu, Hi.
  • 1952 – The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgensen, the first notable case of sex reassignment surgery.
  • 1955 –  In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city’s racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to that city’s bus boycott.
  • 1960 – Paul McCartney and Pete Best are arrested (and later deported) World Aids Day December 1st Button from Hamburg,after accusations of attempted arson.
  • 1960 – The #1 song on the Billboard Charts was, “Are You Lonesome To-night?,” by  Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires.
  • 1970 – Sarah Silverman, American stand-up comedian was born in Bedford, NH.
  • 1977 – Pinwheel is launched, which is known now as Nickelodeon.
  • 1982 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard Charts is,  “Truly,”  by Lionel Richie.
  • 1985 – Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter and LGBTQIA activist was born in Kansas City, KS.
  • 1988 – World AIDS Day was proclaimed worldwide by the UN member states.
  • 1988 – Zoë Kravitz, American actress was born in , Los Angeles, CA to Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz.
  • 1990 – Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed.
  • 1992 – On the Top 40 Billboard Charts the #1 song is, “How Do You Talk To An Angel,” by The Heights.

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