What Happened On 24th December 2000 In History

December 24th (2000) was a Sunday. It's the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 7 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 24th December, 2000

  • » The Texas Seven hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is murdered during the robbery.

Famous Birthdays on December 24 in 2000

  • » Ethan Bortnick, American singer-songwriter and pianist

December 24th Famous Deaths for 2000

  • » John Cooper (car maker) e.g John Cooper, English businessman, co-founded the Cooper Car Company (b. 1923)
  • » Nick Massi, American singer and bass player (The Four Seasons (band) e.g The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)

December 24th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints e.g Feast Day:
  • » Adela and Irmina
  • » December 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Christmas Eve (Christianity) and its related observances:
  • » Yule Iceland e.g Aðfangadagskvöld, the day when the 13th and the last Yule Lads or Yule Lad arrives to towns. (Iceland)
  • » Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italy)
  • » Yule called Juleaften/Juleafton (Denmark, Norway and Sweden)
  • » Nochebuena (Spain and Spanish-speaking countries)

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World History for the 24th December