Here are some fun December Facts!

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"
- Dr. Seuss

December Birthstones:

Turquoise, Tanzanite, or Zircon

December Flowers:

Holly or Narcissus

December Zodiac Signs:

Sagittarius (November 22nd - December 21st) and Capricorn (December 22nd - January 19th)

December in Other Languages:

  • Chinese (Mandarin) - shí'èryuè
  • Danish - december
  • French - décembre
  • Italian - dicembre
  • Latin - December
  • Spanish - diciembre

December Fun Facts:

  • It is the first month of winter and the last month of the year
  • December is:
    • Fruit Cake Month 
    • Bingo Month
    • Egg Nog Month
    • Write to a Friend Month
    • Read a new Book Month
  • It derives its name from the Latin word decem, meaning ten, as December was the tenth month of the oldest Roman calendar

December Holidays: