• Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00
• Time Zone ID: America/New_York
• Day numbers: 349
• Week number: 50
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: No
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Dec 15th 2023
• Sunrise time: 07:22 am
• Sunset time: 04:49 pm
• Day length: 09h 27m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Dec 15th 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
• Illumination: 11%
• Moon Age: 3.26 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for December 15th 2023
December 15 in History
Nathan Bedford Forrest crosses the Tennessee River at Clifton with 2,500 men to raid the communications around Vicksburg, Mississippi.
In New Orleans, Louisiana, Union Major General Benjamin F. Butler turns his command over to Nathaniel Banks. The citizens of New Orleans hold farewell parties for Butler, 'The Beast' – but only after he leaves.
The battle at Nashville begins.
As U.S. Army soldiers attempt to arrest Sitting Bull at his cabin in Standing Rock, South Dakota, shooting breaks out and Lt. Bullhead shoots the great Sioux leader.
The British parliament places a 15-year ban on whale hunting in Norway.
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