All About December 24th

All About December 24th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 24th Holidays

December 24th Horoscope sign is Capricorn

Time period: December 21 – January 20

Element: Earth
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
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. Ava-Gardner-in-Stockholm-1954-391767746470
  • 1865 – An ugly historical fact about this day is that  Jonathan Shank and Barry Ownby form The Ku Klux Klan.
  • 1905 – Howard Hughes, American businessman, flim 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.’

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