December holidays
Monday December 03rd 2007, 4:09 pm
Filed under: News

It’s the holiday season, so many things to see and do. But, did you know there are lots of other holidays besides Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa in and around December?

Other December holidays for the first week of December

  • December 1 – Central African Republic – Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic (independence from France, 1958)
  • December 1 – Portugal – Restoration of Independence
  • December 2 – Laos – National Day
  • December 2 – United Arab Emirates – National Day (independence from Great Britain, 1971)
  • December 4 – Mexico – Day of the Artisans (honors the workers of the nation)
  • December 5 – Haiti – Discovery Day (celebrates the discovery of the island by Christopher Columbus, 1492)
  • December 5 – USSR – Commemorates promulgation of the Russian Constitution, 1936)
  • December 6 – Ecuador – Day of Quito (founding of the city)
  • December 6 – Finland – Independence Day (independence from Russia, 1917)
  • December 6 – Ivory Coast Republic – Independence Day (independence from France, 1960)
  • December 7 – United States – Delaware Day

View Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, pop REF GT3925.T46 1997 and Holidays and Anniversaries of the World, pop REF GT3930.H65 1985 for more information on these and other holidays.

For additional resources on holidays in the BPCL, try this search.