All About December 24th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
Happy December 24th to everyone! We hope you are having a great day! If it’s your birthday, then Happy Birthday! If you are just curious about the day’s events throughout history then read on! We will go over the day’s holidays and the history behind them. Then we will go over today’s horoscope sign which is Capricorn, and it’s traits. Then we will list the day’s historical events and other random trivia such as celebrity birthdays, inventions, popular movies and songs.
December 24th Holidays
- Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
- Last-Minute Shopper’s Day
So if you haven’t gotten your holiday shopping done, this is your last chance, unless of course you wait til the day after sales happen!
- National Egg Nog Day
Today on December 24th we celebrate Egg Nog. Egg Nog is eggnog is a holiday drink made with eggs, milk, cream, spices like nutmeg and vanilla, and fortified with rum, whisky, and/or brandy. Enjoy!
Memes to Share on Social Media
Ruling planet: Saturn
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Solid, Stable, Traditional, Loves Quality.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Issac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson.
December 24th Trivia
- 1818 – The first performance of “Silent Night” takes place in the church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorf, Austria.
- 1826 – The Eggnog Riot at the United States Military Academy begins that night, wrapping up the following morning.
- 1905 – Howard Hughes, American businessman, film director and pilot, was born in Humble, TX.
- 1922 – Ava Gardner, American actress was born in Grabtown, Johnston County, North Carolina,
- 1957- The #1 movie was, “Raintrree Country,” starring Elizabeth Taylor.
- 1962 – Kate Spade, American fashion designer was born in Kansas City, MO,
- 1971 – Ricky Martin, Singer was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- 1974 – Ryan Seacrest, American radio personality and American Idol Host, was born in Dunwoody, GA.
- 1974 – Cyclone Tracy devastates Darwin, Australia.
- 1980 – Witnesses report the first of several sightings of unexplained lights near RAF Woodbridge, in Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, an incident called “Britain’s Roswell”.
- 1988 – The song, “Every Rose has it’s Thorn,” by Poison was #1 on the Hot 100 Billboard.
- 1989 – The #1 movie was, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”
- 1991 – Louis Tomlinson, Singer-songwriter, judge on X Factor, and started his career in boy band, “One Direction,” was born in Doncaster, United Kingdom.
- 1992 – The song, “I Will Always Love You,” by Whitney Houston was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
- Jack Klugman dies at 90. He was the star of TV’s ‘The Odd Couple,’ and ‘Quincy.’