Christmas Day for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, December 25. Federal employees and most people in the Nation will take Friday, December 24th off from work to celebrate Christmas Day.
Christmas is celebrated by many Christians on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar. For Eastern Orthodox churches that continue to use the Julian calendar for liturgical observances, this date corresponds to January 7 on the Gregorian calendar.
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Christmas Eve Observances
The CDC had 11 major tips for celebrating during the holiday season, including:
Oct 4, 2021
Christmas Eve is on December 24 and marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that starts on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve. Many churches mark the end of Advent with midnight church services. During modern times, it is popularly celebrated on the night before Christmas Day.
Yes, Santa Claus is real. The real name of Santa Claus was Saint Nicholas, also known as Kris Kringle. The story dates back to the 3rd century. Saint Nicholas was born in 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey.
Many people around the world celebrate Christmas Eve in different ways. It is observed in many countries such as Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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|National Skip School Day||Special Interest||Children, Educational|
|World Pollution Prevention Day||Cause||Environment|
|World Computer Literacy Day||Special Interest||Educational, Technology|
International Day of persons with disabilities
World Day of the Handicapped is also known as the International Day of People with Disability (IDPD). It is observed on 3 December to raise awareness about understanding and accepting people with disabilities.
2021 Important Dates
Mar 25, 2021
Jan. 20, 2021 marks the beginning of 10 consecutive palindrome days. 2021 will mark an unprecedented year for palindrome dates. According to the Farmers' Almanac, 2021 will have a total of 22 palindrome dates, which are dates that read the same forwards and backward in four, five, and six-digit formats.
The United Nations declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust, the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, and the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
List of Important Days and Dates in November 2021
Nov 26, 2021
A fire virtually destroyed the Crystal Palace, the giant exhibition hall that housed the Great Exhibition of 1851. Britain and the United States signed the preliminary articles of the Treaty of Paris as part of the Peace of Paris, a collection of treaties concluding the American Revolution.
Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated November 2. On this day, it is believed that the souls of the dead return to visit their living family members.
Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Every year on December 11th, International Mountain Day aims to increase awareness about the importance of mountains. The conservation of mountains is a key factor in sustainable development.
There is no special day celebrated on 8th December in India.
National Noodle Ring Day on December 11th recognizes recipes made with pasta into a delicious round casserole. While baking up your favorite recipe, maybe use round pasta noodles to really punctuate the ring in the day.