2023 Monthly Holidays that include December 28, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our December Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of December.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a moveable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - December 20, 2023 - Early March 2024
The Astrological Sign for December 28 is Capricorn.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for December are:
Holly/Narcissus - Sweetness, Self-Esteem, Vanity, The Sweetness of whoever receives it
The Birthstone(s) for December is Tanzanite, Zircon, Turquoise.
1856 - Woodrow Wilson, American historian and politician who became the 28th President of the United States (d. 1924)
1934 - Maggie Smith, English actress (Harry Potter, Downton Abbey)
1954 - Denzel Washington, American actor, director, and producer (St. Elsewhere, Glory, The Pelican Brief)
1981 - Sienna Miller, American born British actress and fashion designer (American Sniper)
1694 - Mary II of England (b. 1662)
2016 - Debbie Reynolds, American actress, singer and dancer (Singin' in the Rain, How the West was Won, Charlotte's Web) (b. 1932)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1950 - Author John Steinbeck (The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men) marries actress Elaine Anderson
1957 - Actor Robert Wagner (It Takes A Thief, Hart to Hart) marries actress Natalie Wood. They divorced in 1962 and remarried in 1972 until her death in 1981
1993 - Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus marries Leticia Finley
2010 - Actor Chris Hemsworth (Thor) marries Spanish actress Elsa Pataky
Quote of the Day
December 27th is Call a Friend Day!
The only way to have a friend, is to be one!
Try to be a Rainbow in Someone's Cloud ~ Maya Angelou
Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer ~ Ed Cunningham
It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter ...
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Winter weight loss tips are the most difficult due to the perceived lack of variety of fresh fruits and vegetables at the markets, farmers markets that are closed during winter, the cold weather, and the lack of desire to face the chilly days and exercise! The days are short and dark and the lure of comfort food to ease the winter blues is always looming.