• Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00
• Time Zone ID: America/New_York
• Day numbers: 355
• Week number: 51
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: No
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Dec 21st 2023
• Sunrise time: 07:26 am
• Sunset time: 04:51 pm
• Day length: 09h 25m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Dec 21st 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
• Illumination: 73%
• Moon Age: 9.72 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for December 21st 2023
December 21 in History
The Pilgrims land at or near Plymouth Rock.
French forces seize control of the eastern shore of Newfoundland after winning a victory at St. John’s.
Samuel Slater opens the first cotton mill in the United States (in Rhode Island).
The U.S. Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Navy personnel who have distinguished themselves by their gallantry in action.
Indians, led by Red Cloud and Crazy Horse, kill Captain William J. Fetterman and 79 other men who had ventured out from Fort Phil Kearny to cut wood.
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