Alfred Nobel’s will established the Nobel Prize on this date in 1895.
Lady Astor became the first female Member of Parliament on this date in 1919.
CS Lewis was born on this day in 1898.
Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland
Today is the start of Advent.
Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned Emperor of France on this date in 1804.
First human heart transplant took place on this date in 1967.
Nelson Mandela passed away on this date in 2013.
Today is Saint Nicholas Day.
Holly is the flower of December.
December is the twelfth month of the year.
Ada Lovelace was born on this day in 1815.
Today is International Mountain Day.
Kenya gained independence on this date in 1963.
Today is Saint Lucia Day.
The BBC World Service was founded in December in 1932.
Beethoven was born on this day in 1770.
Jacqueline Wilson was born on this day in 1945.
The film director Steven Spielberg was born on this day in 1946.
Cardiff became Wales’ capital on this date in 1955.
Today marks the start of winter.
Today is Christmas Eve.
Today is Christmas Day.
Today is Boxing Day.
Rudyard Kipling was born on this date in 1865.
Today is New Year’s Eve.