So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
December 21st - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Divalia, in honour of Angerona, (Roman Empire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Earliest date for the winter solstice: Earliest date for Yule in the northern hemisphere, and Midsummer in the southern hemisphere. (Neopagan Wheel of the Year) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Sanghamitta Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Ziemassv?tki (ancient Latvia) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Forefathers' Day (Plymouth, Massachusetts) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 21st - events
  • 1999 - The Spanish Civil Guard intercepts a van loaded with 950 kg of explosives that ETA intended to use to blow up Torre Picasso in Madrid. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1995 - The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, dormant for 47 years, erupts gases and ash. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1992 - A Dutch DC-10, flight Martinair MP 495, crashes at Faro Airport, killing 56 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - A bomb explodes on board Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, killing 270. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Lancaster House Agreement: An independence agreement for Rhodesia is signed in London by Lord Carrington, Sir Ian Gilmour, Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, Bishop Abel Muzorewa and S.C. Mundawarara. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - The Geneva Conference on the Arab-Israeli conflict opens. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - The Gay Activists Alliance is formed in New York City. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Apollo program: Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crew performs the first ever manned Trans Lunar Injection and become the first humans to leave Earth's gravity. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Louis Washkansky, the first man to undergo a heart transplant, dies in Cape Town, South Africa, after living for 18 days after the transplant. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Rondane National Park is established as Norway's first national park. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - World War II: A formal treaty of alliance between Thailand and Japan is signed in the presence of the Emerald Buddha in Wat Phra Kaew. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, premieres at the Carthay Circle Theater. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Arthur Wynne's "word-cross", the first crossword puzzle, is published in the New York World. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1883 - The first Permanent Force cavalry and infantry regiments of the Canadian Army are formed: The Royal Canadian Dragoons and The Royal Canadian Regiment. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Challenger expedition: HMS Challenger, commanded by Captain George Nares, sails from Portsmouth. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1861 - Medal of Honor: Public Resolution 82, containing a provision for a Navy Medal of Valor, is signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1844 - The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1620 - Plymouth Colony: William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims land on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1598 - Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1140 - Conrad III of Germany besieged Weinsberg. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 69 - The end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian becomes the fourth Emperor of Rome within a year. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 21st - births
  • 1989 - Tamannaah Bhatia, Indian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Mark Ingram Jr., American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Valerie Concepcion, Filipino actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Brad Howard, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - James Stewart Jr., American motorcycle racer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Darren Potter, Irish football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Jackson Rathbone, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Charlie Cox, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Mike Gansey, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Erica Hayden, American journalist and radio personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Philip Humber, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Iljo Keisse, Belgian cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Tom Payne, British actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Frankie Abernathy, American actress (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Lynda Thomas, Mexican singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Cristian Zaccardo, Italian football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Royce Ring, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Mike Vitar, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Emiliano Brembilla, Italian swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Toby Rand Lead Singer for Juke Kartel Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Mirela Manjani, Greek javelin thrower Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Lukas Rossi Lead Singer for Supernova Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Karrie Webb, Australian golfer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Irakli Alasania,Georgian politician and diplomat Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Mike Alstott, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Gloria De Piero, English journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Indian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Claudia Poll, Costa Rican swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Latroy Hawkins, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Dustin Hermanson, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Erwin Schrott, Uruguayan opera singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Matthieu Chedid, French musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Fenton Keogh, Australian celebrity chef Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Julie Delpy, French actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Jack Noseworthy, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Mihails Zem?inskis, Latvian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Ervin Johnson, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Terry Mills, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Mikhail Saakashvili, Soviet-born President of Georgia Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Fritz Karl, Austrian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Kiefer Sutherland, British-born Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Adam Schefter, American sports journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Karri Turner, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Andy Dick, American actor and comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Stuart Mitchell, Scottish Composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Anke Engelke, German comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Rob Kelly, English football manager Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Fabiana Udenio, Argentine actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Govinda Ahuja, Indian actor and politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Ryuji Sasai, Japanese video game composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Louis Demetrius Alvanis, London-based pianist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Roger McDowell, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Andy Van Slyke, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Tom Henke, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Ray Romano, Italian-American comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Jane Kaczmarek, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Chris Evert, American tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Betty Wright, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Nick Gilder, English musician (Sweeney Todd) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Jeffrey Katzenberg, American film producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Lillebjørn Nilsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Nikolaos Sifounakis, Greek politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Samuel L. Jackson, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Dave Kingman, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Bryan Hamilton, Northern Irish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Paco de Lucía, Spanish musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Christopher Keene, American conductor (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Carl Wilson, American musician (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese bureaucrat (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Bill Atkinson, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Michael Tilson Thomas, American conductor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - André Arthur. Quebec radio host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Albert Lee, English guitarist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Hu Jintao, Chinese president Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Reinhard Mey, German singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Carla Thomas, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Frank Zappa, American musician (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Ray Hildebrand, American singer (Paul & Paula) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Lloyd Axworthy, Canadian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Frank Moorhouse, Australian author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Jane Fonda, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Donald F. Munson, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - John G. Avildsen, American film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racecar driver (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Yusuf Bey (Joseph Stephens), American activist (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Phil Donahue, American talk show host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician, Premier of Manitoba Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Edward Hoagland, American essayist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Joe Paterno, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Paul Winchell, American ventriloquist (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Itubwa Amram, Nauruan pastor and politician (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Maila Nurmi, Finnish-born American actress (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - John Severin, American comics artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Alicia Alonso, Cuban ballerina Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Bob Bindig, American cartoonist (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Jean Gascon, Canadian actor (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Donald Regan, American 66th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Kurt Waldheim, Austrian United Nations Secretary-General and Federal President of Austria (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Heinrich Böll, German writer and Nobel laureate (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Sophie Masloff, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Ivan Generali?, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Arnold Friberg, American illustrator (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Josh Gibson, American baseball player (d. 1947) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Seicho Matsumoto, Japanese mystery writer and journalist (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Anthony Powell, British author (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Leroy Robertson, American composer (d. 1971) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet (d. 1980) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Rebecca West, British writer (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - John William McCormack, American politician (d. 1980) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel laureate (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - Sewall Wright, American biologist (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1885 - Frank Patrick, Canadian hockey player (d. 1960) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's Central Committee (d. 1953) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - Jan ?ukasiewicz, Polish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1956) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1876 - Jack Lang (John Thomas Lang), Premier of New South Wales (d. 1975) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1873 - Blagoje Bersa, Croatian composer (d. 1934) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Sidney Ainsworth, British actor (d. 1922) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Don Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer (d. 1956) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Albert Payson Terhune, American author (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1859 - Gustave Kahn, French poet (d. 1936) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician (d. 1929) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1850 - Zden?k Fibich, Bohemian composer (d. 1900) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1850 - William Wallace Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1862) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1843 - Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1840 - Nam?k Kemal, Turkish nationalist poet (d. 1888) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1832 - John H. Ketcham, American politician (d. 1906) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1818 - Amalia of Oldenburg, Queen of Greece (d. 1875) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1815 - Thomas Couture French painter and teacher (d. 1879) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1811 - Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1882) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1805 - Thomas Graham, British chemist (d. 1869) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1804 - Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1881) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1795 - Leopold von Ranke, German historian (d. 1886) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1795 - John "Jack" Russell, English parson, hunter and dog breeder (d. 1883) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1778 - Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish politician (d. 1860) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1714 - John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (d. 1774) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1682 - Calico Jack Rackham, English pirate (d. 1720) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1603 - Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1596 - Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1401 - Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1118 - Thomas Becket, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1170) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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