December 1: Romania Grand Union Day
The National day of Romania and celebrates the Union of Transylvania with Romania in 1918.
December 2: UAE National Day
National Day commemorates formal nationalisation from the British Protectorate Treaties on 2 December 1971.
December 5: Thailand
Thailand’s National Day commemorates the birthday of the late King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.
December 6: Finnish National Day
National Day celebrates Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Empire in 1917
December 17: Bhutan
National Day is a public holiday in the Kingdom of Bhutan on December 17th each year. This holiday commemorates the coronation of the first King of Bhutan on this day in 1907.
December 19: Hanukkah
Also known as Chanukah or the Festival of Lights, the festival of Hanukkah is a major Jewish festival. It is observed for eight days in honour of the historic victory of the Maccabbees against religious oppression.
December 21: Winter Solstice
The arrival of the shortest day of the year has been celebrated since the dawn of mankind.
December 25: Christmas
Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC
December 26: Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa is an annual holiday affirming African family and social values. It is celebrated primarily in the United States from December 26th to January 1st.
December 31: New Year’s Eve
The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches