Holidays and Festivals

National Day (Laos)
National Day (United Arab Emirates)  
* (see below)
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Day
Special Education Day
National Fritters Day

Christian Feast Day of Bibiana
Christian Feast Day of Channing Moore Williams
(Anglican Communion)
Christian Feast Day of Chromatius  

* National Day (United Arab Emirates)  celebrating the independence of United Arab Emirates from United Kingdom in 1971. 

Fête de la Raifort   Translation:  Horseradish Day (French Republican) The 12th day of the Month of Frimaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"Another day, another bender
No retreat and no surrender
While tomorrow, we'll try to remember
What to forget this day in December."
- Unknown 

- Alternative -
- Arabic, United Arab Emirates Constitution Day, December 2, 1971

Drink of The Day

Mud Slide (2) (Half/Half)
1 Part Kahlua
1 Part Vodka
1 Part Irish Cream
1 Part Half and Half
see January 10th for Mudslide 1

Wine of The Day

Williams & Humbert Jalifa Amontillado Solera Especial Sherry
Style - Sherry
Jerez de la Frontera

Beer of The Day

 MacTarnahan's Amber Ale
Brewer - Pyramid Breweries Inc., Seattle WA, USA
Style - Amber Ale
Attributes - Made with Northwest Cascade Hops
Flavor - Crisp and complex
- Seattle - Incorporated December 2, 1869

Joke of The Day

Grammar is important.
Capital letters are the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse,
and helping your uncle jack off a horse.

Quote of The Day

“Do it today. It could be illegal tomorrow.”
- Unknown

December Observances

AIDS Awareness Month
Art and Architecture Month
Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Bingo Month
Cancer-Related Fatigue Awareness Month
Choose a Summer Camp Month, Natl
Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month
Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
International Sharps Injury Prevention and Awareness Month
Learn A Foreign Language Month
National Drugged and Drunk Driving Prevention Month
National Hand Washing Awareness Month
National Made in America Month
National Sign-Up for Camp Month
National Tie Month
National Write A Business Plan Month
Nativity Fast (Eastern churches) starts September 1st
Operation Santa Paws December 1st - 24th
Quince and Watermelon Month
Read a New Book Month
Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Seasonal Depression Awareness Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) December 17th - February 5th
The Christmas Seal Campaign Month
Tomato and Winter Squash Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Winter-een-mas season (to celebrate the joy of video gaming)
World Aids Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
Write (to) a Friend Month

Observances this Week

Decemberfest, First Week in December
Tolerance Week, 
First Week in December
National Aplastic Anemia Awareness Week, 
First Week in December
Cookie Cutter Week, 
First Week in December
Tolerance Week,  First Week in December

Black Week,Week starting the day afterThanksgiving
National Deal Week, 7 Days beginning the Day Before Thanksgiving

Historical Events on December 2nd


Born on December 2nd


Died on December 2nd


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