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Pictorial Facts of the Day - December Calendar
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On each day in December, test your knowledge on how Christmas is celebrated around the world, using our very own interactive advent calendar. Most of the facts and photos in the the advent calendar have been sent to us by schools and visitors around the world.


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Artificial Heart
Day 4
Tree Dressing Day

Day 5
Walt Disney
UK's first motorway opens (1958)

Day 6
St Nicholas Day
Day 7
Islamic New Year
Pearl harbour
Day 8
Bodhi Day

Day 9
Computer mouse

Day 10
Dewey Decimal Book
Human Rights Day

Day 11
Charlie Chaplin (1987) Sale
Day 12
Poinsetta Day
Day 13
Saint Lucia
Day 14
South Pole

Day 15
Eiffel Tower

Day 16
Battle of the Bulge
Boston Tea Party

Day 17
Aztec Calendar
First Wright Brothers' flight (1903)
Day 18
Steven Spielberg born (1946)
Day 19
BBC World Service begins broadcasting (1932)
Day 20
Cardiff becomes Wales' capital city (1955)
Day 21
Lunar Eclipse
Winter Solstice - Yule
Day 22
Speed limit introduced to UK (1965)

Day 23
First human kidney transplant performed (1954)

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
Christmas Day
Feast of the Holy Innocents
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William Gladstone born

Rudyad Kipling

Lowest UK temperature recorded


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