December is: 

·   Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month;

·   Learn a Foreign Language Month;

·   National Tie Month; and

·   Bingo’s Birthday Month. 

Special dates in December:

12/01 (1990) Small holes on both sides of the English “Chunnel”, in construction, connect Great Britain and mainland Europe

12/01 World AIDS Day 

(1955) Rosa Parks ignites a bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat to a caucasian passenger 

12/03 (1967) First human heart transplant 

12/05-12/12 Hanukkah 

12/05 Bathtub Party Day 

12/07 (1941) Japanese forces attack Pearl Harbor 

12/08 (1980) John Lennon, a former member of the Beatles, is shot and killed by an obsessed fan in New York City 

12/15 (1939) Cinematic classic “Gone with the Wind” premieres in Atlanta, Georgia 

12/17 (1903) Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright are first in successfully achieving human flight 

12/21 (1958) Charles de Gaulle is elected the first president of France

12/25 Christmas 

12/26-01/01 Kwanzaa 

12/27 (1932) Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City 

12/28 (1895) Screening of the first commercial movie is held in Paris, France 

12/31 New Year’s Eve 

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