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December was one of the original months in the ancient Roman calendar, which was in use from around 750 BC until 45 BC. In this original Roman calendar, December was actually the tenth month. This placement actually makes a lot more sense for December, as this month’s name translates into “tenth month”.
When Julius Caesar changed the calendar in 45 BC to the Julian calendar he added two months, January and February, which were inserted at the beginning of the calendar year. These changes have forever cursed December to be a month with the wrong name.
On December 5, 1901, a little magic came into the world along with the birth of Walt Disney. Disney released his first cartoon, featuring Mickey Mouse, called Steamboat Willie at the age of 27.
By the time he was 54, the Disney empire grew in size with the construction of Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Today Disney is a common word in households around the world thanks to the endless number of books, cartoons, films, and other forms of entertainment created by the Walt Disney Company.
December originally had just 30 days according to the ancient Roman calendar. When the calendar was changed for the Julian calendar December gained a day, making it the seventh and last month in the year with 31 days.
On December 8, 1991, the wheels and cogs of the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, commonly known as the Soviet Union) came to a screeching halt as the USSR was dissolved.
The Anglo-Saxons originally had their own names for the month of December. One of these names was “Winter Monath”, which quite obviously translates into “Winter Month” and requires no real explanation.
December 10, 1896, saw the death of the Nobel Prize’s namesake, Alfred Nobel. In Nobel’s will, he declared that his accumulated wealth be used to give awards to members of society who show great achievement in the advancement of humanity. Some of the most famous Nobel prize recipients include Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mother
A second name that the Anglo-Saxons had for December was “Yule Monath”, which relates to the custom of burning a Yule log during this month, as a part of the pagan Yule celebrations.
While many of the Yule practices have been lost over time, some of them such as burning a Yule log are still celebrated in various parts of the world today.
A new name for December came into being after many Anglo-Saxons were converted to Christianity. In line with their newfound beliefs they called December “Heligh Monath”, which translates into “Holy Month”.