2023 Monthly Holidays that include December 5, 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.
The Astrological Sign for December 5 is Sagittarius.
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:
1782 - Martin Van Buren, American lawyer and politician who becae the 8th President of the United States (d. 1862)
1839 - George Armstrong Custer, American General (d. 1876)
1879 - Clyde Vernon Cessna, American pilot and businessman who founded the Cessna Aircraft Corporation (d. 1954)
1886 - Rose Wilder Lane, American journalist, author, and daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1968)
1901 - Walt Disney, American animator, director, producer, and screenwriter, co-founder of The Walt Disney Company (d. 1966)
1932 - Little Richard, American singer, songwriter, and actor (d. 2020)
1947 - Jim Messina, American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer, Member of Buffalo Springfield, and Poco, and half of the duo of Loggins & Messina with Kenny Loggins
1791 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer and musician (b. 1756)
1926 - Claude Monet, French painter (b. 1840)
2013 - Nelson Mandela - South African lawyer, and politician who became the 1st President of South African, Nobel Peace Prize Winner (b, 1918)
2015 - Chuck Williams, American author and businessman who founded Williams Sonoma (b. 1915)
2017 - Michael I of Romania, fifth and last King of Romania (b. 1921)
2021 - Bob Dole, American politician (b. 1923)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1943 - Dinah Shore, singer and actress marries actor George Montgomery
2003 - British Chris Martin, Coldplay lead vocalist marries American actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow
Quote of the Day
You're My Sunshine!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
December 5 is National Communicate with Your Kids Day
Communication with kids is vital in today’s world! Kids face things today, that we never faced! The lines of communication must remain open, because your kids will have many questions relating to what it means to have a healthy body, dieting, self image, and eating disorders.
The Healthy Diet Habit, is to keep your kids active and feed them lots of healthy meals, cook together, plan meals together, shop together, and talk, talk, talk about anything that is close to their heart. They need your input and caring to navigate the world that they face every day!