December 1 is the 335th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Ford Motor Company brought to life the first moving assembly line, Papua New Guinea becomes a self-governed country, and World AIDS Day gained worldwide recognition. Famous birthdays include Pablo Escobar, Woody Allen, and Bette Midler. December 1 also marks National Christmas Lights Day and World AIDS Day.
We have 22 holidays listed for December 1.
National Peppermint Bark Day
White chocolate, semisweet chocolate, peppermint extract, and crushed candy cane!
World AIDS Day
A day for spreading awareness of the AIDS pandemic spread by the spread of HIV infection.
Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
Working on the computer can be quite the hassle for people wearing bifocals.
Central African Republic Republic Day
Celebrate Republic Day in the Central African Republic by exploring the country’s heritage and culture.
Get ready to honor the fallen heroes who served their country this Commemoration Day.
Day Without Art Day
Wear your red ribbon in solidarity with the AIDS community on Day Without Art.
Eat a Red Apple Day
Honor our teachers’ favorite desk decor and our doctor’s best time-honored remedy.
Freedom and Democracy Day in Chad
It’s Freedom and Democracy Day in Chad, which marks the rise of President Idriss Déby.
Indigenous Faith Day in Arunachal Pradesh
Celebrate Indigenous Faith Day in Arunachal Pradesh to protect indigenous faith and identity.
Kazakhstan’s First President's Day
Learn the reason behind the television broadcast and the fireworks in the capital of Kazakhstan today.
National Christmas Lights Day
Let’s string up our lights and celebrate. ‘Tis the season, after all.
National Package Protection Day
You can protect your package during transit and ensure that it reaches you safely and on time.
National Women Support Women Day
Join women worldwide and stand up for the rights and well-being of girls and women.
Portugal Independence Day
Portugal’s parliamentary democracy has continued to thrive since 1640.
Prisoners for Peace Day
Preserve the peace and help us bring these brave prisoners to freedom.
Restoration of Independence in Portugal
Celebrate the day Portugal regained its independence, a successful revolution against the rule of Spain.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony draws 750,000 tourists to New York.
Romania Independence Day
Here’s some little-known information about Romanians as we celebrate their big day.
Romania National Day
Understand the history behind modern-day Romania and the now unified parts of Transylvania, Bessarabia, and Bukovina.
Rosa Parks Day
Remembering “The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement” and the iconic event that gave her recognition.