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The alcohol laws of North Dakota include the following provisions.
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Alfred Grünberg (18 February 1902 in Magdeburg – 21 May 1942 in Berlin) was a worker, a member of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and a resistance fighter against the Nazi régime.
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"All Quiet on the Western Front" is a song by Elton John with lyrics by Bernie Taupin.
All Saints Church in Palmerston North, New Zealand, is an Anglican heritage-registered church designed by eminent architect Frederick de Jersey Clere.
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Allan Russell Frost (born 2 December 1942) is a former cricketer who played first-class cricket for South Australia from 1965 to 1968.
John McKeown, better known as Allan McKeown (21 May 1946 – 24 December 2013), was a British television and stage producer.
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AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
Amahl and the Night Visitors is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer.
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An American Christmas Carol is a 1979 American made-for-television fantasy drama film directed by Eric Till and based on Charles Dickens' 1843 novel a A Christmas Carol.
Anatol is a play by Austrian playwright Arthur Schnitzler, published in 1893.
Anbulla Rajinikanth (Dear Rajinikanth) is a 1984 Tamil language film directed by K. Natraj.
Andreas Riis (12 January 1804 – October 1854) was a German-born Danish minister and pioneer missionary who is widely regarded by historians as the founder of the Gold Coast branch of the Basel Evangelical Missionary Society.
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"Angels from the Realms of Glory" is a Christmas carol written by Scottish poet James Montgomery.
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Animal Crossing: City Folk, known in Europe and Oceania as Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City, is a 2008 life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii console and the third game in the ''Animal Crossing'' series.
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Arthur Frederick Kelly (born Christmas Eve 1886 in Petone, New Zealand) was a rugby footballer who was part of the professional 1907-1908 New Zealand rugby tour of Great Britain.
Arvin Transit is the operator of mass transportation in Arvin, California.
Asco was an East Los Angeles based Chicano artist collective, active from 1972 to 1987.
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When World War I was declared in 1914, it had a negative effect on association football; in some countries competitions were suspended and players signed up to fight, resulting in the deaths of many players.
Aubrey Bradimore is a fictional character in the ''Silent Night, Deadly Night'' franchise.
Augustus Lutheran Church is a historic church and Lutheran congregation at 717 West Main Street in Trappe, Pennsylvania.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Đorđe Balašević (Ђорђе Балашевић, born 11 May 1953) is a prominent Serbian and former Yugoslav singer-songwriter.
The Babbs Switch fire on December 24, 1924 killed thirty-six people in a one-room school house at Babbs Switch, Oklahoma.
Baby Jesus theft is the theft of plastic or ceramic figurines of the infant Jesus from outdoor public and private nativity displays during the Christmas season.
Bacalhau is the Portuguese word for cod and—in a culinary context—dried and salted cod.
Bad Santa is a 2003 American Christmas crime film directed by Terry Zwigoff, and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, Brett Kelly, Lauren Tom, John Ritter, and Bernie Mac.
Badnjak, refers to a log brought into the house and placed on the fire on the evening of Christmas Eve, a central tradition in Croatian Christmas celebration, much like a yule log in other European traditions.
The badnjak (Cyrillic: бадњак), also called veseljak (весељак,, literally "jovial one" in Serbian), is a tree branch or young tree brought into the house and placed on the fire on the evening of Christmas Eve, a central tradition in Serbian Christmas celebrations.
Badshahi Angti (বাদশাহী আংটি, The Emperor's Ring) is a 2014 Bengali thriller film directed by Sandip Ray, based on the novel of the same name by Satyajit Ray, starring Abir Chatterjee and Sourav Das as Feluda and Topse respectively.
Bagà is a Spanish municipality located in the comarca of Berguedà, in Catalonia.
The Baltringer Haufen (also spelled Baltringer Haufe, German for Baltringen Band, Baltringen Troop or Baltringen Mob) was prominent among several armed groups of peasants and craftsmen during the German Peasants' War of 1524–1525.
The Bank of Baltimore was a bank based in Baltimore, Maryland, that was chartered in 1795 and failed during the Panic of 1857.
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Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE, (born 10 May 1933) is a best-selling British-American novelist.
Admiral Sir Barrington Reynolds (1786 – 3 August 1861) was a senior and long-serving officer of the British Royal Navy who went to sea with his father aged only nine during the French Revolutionary Wars and was captured by the French aged eleven.
The Basilica of St.
Batman: Arkham is a series of action-adventure video games based on the DC Comics character Batman, developed by Rocksteady Studios and WB Games Montréal, and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, often simply Legends of the Dark Knight (LotDK) is the name of several DC comic books featuring Batman.
Bayshore Shopping Centre is a major shopping mall located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Börek (also burek and other variants) is a family of baked filled pastries made of a thin flaky dough known as phyllo (or yufka), of Anatolian origins and also found in the cuisines of the Balkans, Levant, Mediterranean, and other countries in Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
The "Virtual Globe" was the method of creating the BBC1 symbol that was used between 16 February 1991 and 4 October 1997.
Beatrice was the 1989 edition of Sveriges Radio's Christmas Calendar.
The Beaumont Skerries are two small islands and several rocks east of the Joubin Islands, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island.
Beer in Mexico has a long history.
Belvedere College SJ is an independent Jesuit secondary school for boys in Dublin, Ireland.
Ben Is Back is an upcoming drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges, with Lucas Hedges and Julia Roberts set to star.
Berguedà is an inland comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain, lying partly in the Pyrenees and Pre-Pyrenees, and partly in the Catalan Central Depression.
Bernard "Bernie" Lawrence Madoff (born April 29, 1938) is an American former stockbroker, investment advisor, financier, and admitted fraudster.
Berts bekymmer (Bert 's worries) is a diary novel, written by Anders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson and originally published in 1994.
Beshalach, Beshallach, or Beshalah (— Hebrew for "when let go," the second word and first distinctive word in the parashah) is the sixteenth weekly Torah portion (parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the fourth in the Book of Exodus.
Bethlehem Down is a choral anthem or carol composed in 1927 by Anglo-Welsh composer Peter Warlock (1894–1930) (the pseudonym of Philip Arnold Heseltine) and set to a poem written by journalist and poet Bruce Blunt (1899–1957).
Betty Jumel (1901 – 14 October 1990) was a British variety hall entertainer and actress.
A Bidding-prayer (O. Eng. biddan, "to pray", cf. Ger. beten) is the formula of prayer or exhortation to prayer said during worship in churches of the Anglican Communion.
Big Butte Creek is a tributary of the Rogue River in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Big Love is an American television drama series that aired on HBO between March 2006 and March 2011.
William Edward "Bill" Berry (born 1942) is an American retired basketball coach.
Billy Chapman is a fictional character in the ''Silent Night, Deadly Night'' franchise.
A birthday is the anniversary of the birth of a person, or figuratively of an institution.
Black Christmas (abbreviated as Black X-Mas) is a 2006 slasher film written and directed by Glen Morgan and starring Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Oliver Hudson, Lacey Chabert, Kristen Cloke, and Andrea Martin.
The Black Lady of Bradley Woods is a ghost which reportedly haunts the woods near the village of Bradley, Lincolnshire, England.
Black Mask (Roman Sionis) is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
Black XXX-Mas is a 1999 Belgian short film by Pieter Van Hees about a poor family on Christmas Eve, in a story that loosely follows Little Red Riding Hood.
Robby Blake Bortles (born April 28, 1992) is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
Blandings Castle is a recurring fictional location in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being the seat of Lord Emsworth (Clarence Threepwood, 9th Earl of Emsworth), home to many of his family and the setting for numerous tales and adventures.
Blankety Blank (later called Lily Savage's Blankety Blank) is a British comedy game show based on the 1977–79 Australian game show Blankety Blanks (which was in turn based on the American game show Match Game).
The blessed sword (ensis benedictus, stocco benedetto or stocco pontificio) and the blessed hat (also: ducal hat, pileus or capellus, berrettone pontificio or berrettone ducale) were a gift offered by popes to Catholic monarchs or other secular recipients in recognition of their defence of Christendom.
Blue laws, also known as Sunday laws, are laws designed to restrict or ban some or all Sunday activities for religious reasons, particularly to promote the observance of a day of worship or rest.
Blue Monday is a comic book series created, written and illustrated by Chynna Clugston Flores.
Bluebell in Fairyland is a Christmas-season children's entertainment described as "a musical dream play", in two acts, with a book by Seymour Hicks, lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood (son of John Turner Hopwood) and Charles H. Taylor, and music by Walter Slaughter.
The "Boar's Head Carol" is a macaronic 15th centuryHusk, William Henry.
Bob Commings (December 24, 1932 – February 20, 1992) was a college football player and coach at the University of Iowa.
Robert John "Bobby" Lulham (1926 – 1986) also known as Bob Lulham, was an Australian rugby league footballer of the 1940s and 1950s.
Boden Fortress (Bodens fästning) is a modern fortress consisting of several major and minor forts and fortifications surrounding the city of Boden, Norrbotten, in northern Sweden.
Bogeyman (usually spelled boogeyman in the U.S.; also spelled bogieman or boogie man; see American and British English spelling differences) is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behaviour.
A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire, used either for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration.
The Book of Baruch, occasionally referred to as 1 Baruch, is a deuterocanonical book of the Bible in some Christian traditions.
Boredoms (later known as V∞redoms) is a rock band from Osaka, Japan.
Borș de burechiușe or borș de burechițe or supă de găluște is a Romanian traditional soup specific from the regional cuisine of Moldavia.
Borscht is a sour soup popular in several Eastern European cuisines, including Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Romanian, Ashkenazi Jewish and Armenian cuisines.
Bozo, Gar and Ray: WGN TV Classics is a two-hour television special produced by WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois which focuses on children's programming which aired on the station from 1961 to 2001.
Bradley Snyder, also known as Brad Carter, is a character from the American soap opera As the World Turns, appearing from 1998 to 1999 and again from 2007 to 2009, when he was played by Austin Peck.
Brandon Tyrone Marshall (born March 23, 1984) is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).
Brewer v. Williams,, is a decision by the United States Supreme Court that clarifies what constitutes "waiver" of the right to counsel for the purposes of the Sixth Amendment.
Brigitte Secard is a Syrian American author of non-fiction and Self empowerment.
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Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour is a 2011 concert special by American singer Britney Spears, documenting the August 13 and 14, 2011 shows of the Femme Fatale Tour.
“Brooke Amendment” is the common name for section 213 (a) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1969 (Public Law 91-152) that was sponsored by Senator Edward Brooke III (R-MA), which capped rent in public housing projects at 25% of tenant’s income.
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Bryce William Petty (born May 31, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).
Budgie the Little Helicopter is a series of children's books and animated television series relating to a fictional character 'Budgie' and his friends.
Budnik (transliterated), (Бъдник), refers to a log brought into the house and placed on the fire on the evening of Christmas Eve, a central tradition in Slavic Christmas celebrations in Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro, much like a yule log in other European traditions (in the Bulgarian, Croatian, and Serbian languages, the name for Christmas Eve is derived from the term badnjak or budnik) as well as the Bulgarian name for Christmas Eve (bg:Бъдни вечер).
Burning Log is a television program which airs traditionally on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning on the Shaw TV community channels in Canada.
Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love is a 2014 non-fiction book by Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker.
Byrd Park, also known as William Byrd Park, is a public park located in Richmond, Virginia, United States, north of the James River and adjacent to Maymont.
Charles Armington Robins (December 8, 1884 – September 20, 1970) was an American physician and the 22nd Governor of Idaho.
Clement Calhoun Young (April 28, 1869 – December 24, 1947) was an American teacher and politician who was affiliated with the original Progressive Party and later the Republican Party.
Cain and Abel are a pair of fictional characters in the DC Comics universe based on the biblical Cain and Abel.
Calendar Man (real name Julian Gregory Day) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, as an enemy of the superhero Batman.
The calendar of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa is published in An Anglican Prayer Book 1989.
The Church of England commemorates many of the same saints as those in the General Roman Calendar, mostly on the same days, but also commemorates various notable (often post-Reformation) Christians who have not been canonised by Rome, with a particular though not exclusive emphasis on those of English origin.
The Lutheran Calendar of Saints is a listing which specifies the primary annual festivals and events that are celebrated liturgically by some Lutheran Churches in the United States.
The California Pacific Railroad Company was incorporated in 1865 at San Francisco, California as the California Pacific Rail Road Company.
Calumet is a village in Calumet Township, Houghton County, in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, that was once at the center of the mining industry of the Upper Peninsula.
Calvin Johnson Jr. (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver.
Camaldolese Hermit Monastery in Kraków (Kościół Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny w Krakowie) is a Camaldolese priory in Bielany in Kraków, Poland.
"Can't Wait 'Til Christmas" is a song by Japanese singer-songwriter Hikaru Utada.
A candy cane is a cane-shaped stick candy often associated with Christmastide, as well as Saint Nicholas Day.
Candy Cane Lane is the name given to the 200 block of Summer Street in Duboistown in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania when it is decorated for Christmas from Thanksgiving to The Epiphany each year.
Canyon Road is an art district in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, with over a hundred art galleries and studios exhibiting a wide range of art, including Native American art and antiquities, historical and contemporary Latino art, regional art, international folk art, and contemporary art.
Cappon magro (or capón magro in Ligurian), is an elaborate Genoese salad of seafood and vegetables over hardtack arranged into a decorative pyramid and dressed with a rich sauce.
Carl Larsson (28 May 1853 – 22 January 1919) was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts movement.
Carlo Fecia di Cossato (25 September 1908 – 27 August 1944) was an officer in the Regia Marina (Italian Navy), in command of submarines and torpedo boats during World War II.
Carol Shepp McCain (born 1937 or 1938) is a former model, director of the White House Visitors Office, and event planner.
Carol's Eve is a 1993 comedy/drama play directed by Valerie Mayhew and written by Pauline Lepor.
Carols by Candlelight is an annual Australian Christmas tradition that originated in southeastern Australia in the 19th century and was popularised in Melbourne in 1938.
In Catalan popular culture, there are a large number of legends about witches (bruixes;, or). In the popular imagination, a witch is a woman who, by means of a pact with the Devil, has acquired supernatural power, which she uses for her own benefit and for evil purposes.
Catalonia (Catalunya, Catalonha, Cataluña) is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy.
The Cathedral Church of Saint Matthew, known simply as St.
The Cathedral of St.
CCTV-7 is a flagship free-to-air terrestrial television channel of the CCTV in the People's Republic of China.
Chaand Raat (Bengali: চাঁদ রাত, چاند رات, Hindi: चाँद रात; literally Night of the moon) is a Bengali, Urdu and Hindi locution used in Bangladesh, Pakistan and India for the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr; it can also mean a night with a new moon for the new Islamic month shawwal.
Chaoyang University of Technology (CYUT) is a university in Wufeng District, Taichung, Taiwan.
Colonel Charles deForest Chandler (December 24, 1878 – May 18, 1939) was an American military aviator, and the first head of the Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps that later became the United States Air Force.
Sir Charles Frederick Higham (17 January 1876 – 24 December 1938) was a British publicist, advertising consultant prominent in World War I and a Conservative Party politician elected as the Member of Parliament for Islington South in the County of London for one term, from 1918-22.
Charles "Charlie" Edward Behan (August 4, 1920May 18, 1945) was a professional American football end for one season for the Detroit Lions.
Charles Matthew Hunnam (born 10 April 1980) is an English actor.
The first official Christmas tree in the city of Chicago was installed in 1913 in Grant Park and lit on Christmas Eve by then-mayor Carter Harrison.
The American Jewish habit of eating at Chinese restaurants on Christmas or Christmas Eve is a common stereotype portrayed in film and television, but has a factual basis.
Chitra Jayant Naik (1918–2010) was an Indian educationist, writer, social worker, the chairperson of the Indian Institute of Education and the expert member of the Planning Commission of India.
Christianity in Japan is among the nation's minority religions.
Christine Hewitt (often credited as Mrs Hewitt) is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Elizabeth Power.
The Christkind (German "Christ-child", pronounced) is the traditional Christmas gift-bringer in Austria, Switzerland, Germany (in the south and west), the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy (however only the South Tirol area), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia, Hungary, parts of northeastern France, Upper Silesia in Poland, parts of Hispanic America, in certain areas of southern Brazil and in the Acadiana region of Louisiana.
Christkindlmarket is a Christmas market held annually at Daley Plaza in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Christkindlmarkt at Marienplatz is a Christmas market at Marienplatz in Munich.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Every year, over one hundred 30 foot plus tall bonfire structures are built of wood, firecrackers, and occasionally bamboo along the Mississippi River levee near the town of Lutcher, Louisiana.
Christmas cake is a type of fruitcake served at Christmas time in many countries.
Christmas Comes to Pac-Land is a 1982 animated Christmas television special and spin-off of the Saturday morning animated series Pac-Man based on the video game, produced by Hanna-Barbera.
Christmas cookies or Christmas biscuits are traditionally sugar cookies or biscuits (though other flavours may be used based on family traditions and individual preferences) cut into various shapes related to Christmas.
A Christmas decoration is any of several types of ornamentation used at Christmastime.
Christmas dinner is a meal traditionally eaten at Christmas.
Christmas Eve is the evening or day before Christmas Day, occurring on December 24 in Western Christianity and the secular world.
"Christmas Eve" is a song by American singer Kelly Clarkson.
Christmas Eve and Other Stories is the debut studio album by the American rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Christmas Evil (also known as You Better Watch Out and Terror in Toyland) is a 1980 psychological slasher film, directed by Lewis Jackson and starring Brandon Maggart.
"Christmas Flintstone" (also known as How The Flintstones Saved Christmas on VHS releases) is a Christmas episode from season 5 of the animated television series The Flintstones, which aired on ABC on December 25, 1964.
A Christmas gift or Christmas present is a gift given in celebration of Christmas.
"Christmas gift" is an exclamation traced back as early as 1844 in the southern United States.
Christmas traditions in Australia and New Zealand have many similarities to British, Irish, American and Canadian traditions, including traditional Christmas symbols featuring winter iconography.
Christmas in Finland begins, as is commonplace on public holidays in Finland, on Christmas Eve.
Christmas in France (French: Noël en France) is a major annual celebration, as in most countries of the Christian world.
Christmas in Hungary is celebrated with traditions similar to those found in other Central European countries (See: Christmas worldwide) as well as customs unique to the region.
Jól is the term used for the Christmas holiday season in Iceland and the Faroe Islands and was originally an Old Norse religious festival, also called Yule.
Christmas in Mexico is celebrated during a season that begins in early December to January 6, with one other related event on February 2.
Germans celebrated Christmas, but in Nazi Germany, attempts were made to bring the celebration of Christmas in line with Nazi ideology.
Jul or jol is the term used for the Christmas holiday season in Scandinavia and parts of Scotland.
Christmas in Poland is a major annual celebration, as in most countries of the Christian world.
Christmas in Romania (Crăciunul în România) is a major annual celebration, celebrated on 24/25 of December, as in most countries of the Christian world.
Christmas in Russia (Рождество Христово Rozhdestvo Khristovo, in the Russian Orthodox Church called Е́же по пло́ти Рождество Господа Бога и Спа́са нашего Иисуса Христа) is celebrated on December 25 (Julian calendar) which falls on 7 January (Gregorian calendar) and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ.
Jul, the Swedish Christmas holiday, is celebrated throughout December and traditionally until St. Knut's Day on January 13.
"Christmas in the Car" is the eighth episode of the fourth season of the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers and the overall 53rd episode, and is written by Steven Davis and Kelvin Yu and directed by Bernard Derriman and Jennifer Coyle.
Christmas in the Philippines (Filipino: Pasko sa Pilipinas), one of two predominantly Christian countries in Asia (the other one being East Timor), is one of the biggest holidays in the archipelago.
Beginning 2017, Ukrainian Christmas festivities start on Christmas Eve, which is celebrated on 24 December following the Gregorian calendar in official use in the Western Christian communities of Ukraine.
Stuttgart Christmas Market, known in German as the Stuttgarter Weihnachtsmarkt is a Christmas market that takes place every year during Advent in the German city of Stuttgart.
Christmas music comprises a variety of genres of music normally performed or heard around the Christmas season.
Christmas Peace (joulurauha, julfrid) is a tradition based on old Scandinavian legislation created by Birger Jarl in the 13th century, extending the tradition of the Truce of God.
The Christmas pickle is a Christmas tradition for some people in the United States.
Christmas Rathri (Christmas Night) is a 1961 Indian Malayalam-language film, directed and produced by P. Subramaniam and was filmed at Merryland Studio.
A Christmas stocking is an empty sock or sock-shaped bag that is hung on Christmas Eve so that Santa Claus (or Father Christmas) can fill it with small toys, candy, fruit, coins or other small gifts when he arrives.
Christmas Tapestry is a 2002 picture book written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.
The Christmas truce (Weihnachtsfrieden; Trêve de Noël) was a series of widespread but unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front of World War I around Christmas 1914.
Christmas wafer (opłatek, plural opłatki; kalėdaitis, plural kalėdaičiai) is a central European Christian Christmas tradition celebrated in Poland, Lithuania and in some parts of Slovakia during Wigilia, or the Christmas Eve Vigil.
"Christmas Who?" (also known as "The SpongeBob Christmas Special") is a SpongeBob SquarePants special episode from season two.
"Christmas Will Break Your Heart" is a song by American rock band LCD Soundsystem.
"Christmas with the Joker" is the second episode of Batman: The Animated Series.
Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.
"Christmas Wrapping" is a Christmas song by the American new wave band the Waitresses.
Christmas is an uninhabited mining community in Gila County, Arizona, United States.
Christmastide (also Christmas Time or the Christmas season) is a season of the liturgical year in most Christian churches.
"Chuck Versus Santa Claus" is the eleventh episode of the second season of Chuck, and the 24th overall episode of the series.
The Church of Saint Catherine or Chapel of Saint Catherine (Ecclesia Sanctae Catharinae) is a religious building that is affiliated with the Catholic Church and is located in the northern part adjacent to the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem in the West Bank in the Palestinian territories.
The church of St Mary-the-Virgin in Horsell is an Anglican church in the Diocese of Guildford.
The Church of the Nativity, also Basilica of the Nativity (كَنِيسَةُ ٱلْمَهْد; Βασιλική της Γεννήσεως; Սուրբ Ծննդյան տաճար; Basilica Nativitatis) is a basilica located in Bethlehem in the West Bank.
The Protestant Church of the Redeemer (Heilandskirche, S.) is located to the south of the village of Sacrow, which since 1939 has been incorporated to Potsdam, the capital of the German Bundesland of Brandenburg.
Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an American actor, college professor, and author who has been featured in movies, television and regional theatre since 1980.
Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (15 May 1567 (baptized) – 29 November 1643) was an Italian composer, string player and choirmaster.
Clayface is an alias used by several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Clock Tower 3 is a survival horror video game co-developed by Capcom and Sunsoft for the PlayStation 2.
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Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, (24 December 19324 December 2000) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University (1952–1954), Kent County Cricket Club (1950–1976) and England (1954–1975).
Colindă (pl. colinde; also colind, pl. colinduri) are traditional Romanian Christmas carols.
The common carp or European carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish of eutrophic waters in lakes and large rivers in Europe and Asia.
The communauté de communes des Côtes et de la Ruppe is a former communauté de communes in the Vosges département and in the Lorraine région of France.
The companions of Saint Nicholas are a group of closely related figures who accompany Saint Nicholas throughout the territories formerly in the Holy Roman Empire.
The Confederate Monument in Glasgow, Kentucky, built in 1905 by the Kentucky Women's Monumental Association and former Confederate soldier John A. Murray, commemorates those who gave their lives in service for the Confederate States of America.
The Congolese Youth Union (Union de la jeunesse congolaise, abbreviated U.J.C.) was a youth organization in Congo-Brazzaville.
The Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and of the Perpetual Adoration of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar is a Roman Catholic religious institute of brothers, priests, and nuns.
The cope (known in Latin as pluviale 'rain coat' or cappa 'cape') is a liturgical vestment, more precisely a long mantle or cloak, open in front and fastened at the breast with a band or clasp.
Cornelis Thymanszoon Padbrué (c. 15921670) was a Dutch composer.
Cornhill is a ward and street in the City of London, the historic nucleus and financial centre of modern London.
Cosette is a fictional character in the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo and in the many adaptations of the story for stage, film, and television.
The Covina massacre occurred on December 24, 2008, in Covina, a city in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Violent crime in New York City has been dropping since the mid-1990s and,, is among the lowest of major cities in the United States.
The Cross of Honour of the German Mother, referred to colloquially as the Mutterehrenkreuz (Mother’s Cross of Honour) or simply Mutterkreuz (Mother’s Cross), was a state decoration conferred by the government of the German ReichStatutory Legislation of the Deutsches Reich: Verordnung des Führers und Reichskanzlers über die Stiftung des Ehrenkreuzes der Deutschen Mutter vom 16.
Minorcan cuisine refers to the typical food and drink of Minorca.
New England cuisine is an American cuisine which originated in the New England region of the United States, and traces its roots to English cuisine.
Austrian culture has largely been influenced by its past and present neighbours: Italy, Poland, Germany, Hungary, and Bohemia.
A number of ancient civilizations, including the Thracians, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Ostrogoths, Slavs, Varangians and probably Bulgars, have left their mark on the culture, history and heritage of Bulgaria.
The Culture of East Timor reflects numerous cultural influences, including Portuguese, Roman Catholic and Malay, on the indigenous Austronesian cultures in East Timor.
The culture of Estonia combines an indigenous heritage, represented by the country's Finnic national language Estonian, with Nordic cultural aspects.
The wealth of cultural expression in Honduras owes its origins primarily to being a part of Latin America but also to the multi-ethnic nature of the country.
The Culture of Melbourne (the capital city of Victoria, Australia) reflects its diverse, multi-layered culture and society, and the city has gained a reputation as the "cultural and sporting capital" of Australia.
The culture of the Philippines is a combination of cultures of the East and West.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Althea was a powerful tropical cyclone that devastated parts of North Queensland just before Christmas 1971.
Cyclone Tracy was a tropical cyclone that from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, 1974, devastated the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Czech Christmas Mass (Czech: Česká mše vánoční; Latin: Missa solemnis Festis Nativitatis D. J. Ch. accommodata in linguam bohemicam musikamque redacta – que redacta per Jac. Joa. Ryba) is a classic pastoral mass written by the Czech composer Jakub Jan Ryba in 1796.
Czechoslovakia–Norway relations refers to the foreign relations between Norway and the now-defunct state Czechoslovakia.
Rayne Dakota "Dak" Prescott (born July 29, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).
Dalian Catholic Church is a Christian Catholic church located in Dalian, China.
Daniel John Devine (December 22, 1924 – May 9, 2002) was an American football player and coach.
Daniel "Dan" Vasser is a fictional character on the American drama Journeyman.
Dancing mania (also known as dancing plague, choreomania, St. John's Dance and St. Vitus's Dance) was a social phenomenon that occurred primarily in mainland Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Danebod (pronounced "DAHN-a-bo", or "DAN-a-bo") is a historic district at the south edge of the railway town of Tyler in southwestern Minnesota.
Danish cuisine (det danske køkken) originated from the peasant population's own local produce and was enhanced by cooking techniques developed in the late 19th century and the wider availability of goods after the Industrial Revolution.
Dario Gradi, MBE (born 8 July 1941) is an Italian-English former amateur football player, coach and manager.
Das Boot (German: "The Boat") is a 1981 German war film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann.
Norway uses three date systems.
Davante Lavell Adams (born December 24, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).
David Aiken (October 4, 1917 – July 23, 2011) was an American operatic baritone, opera director, and United States Army Air Corps (USSAC) officer.
David Lewis Rice (born 1958), a follower of a right-wing extremist group the Duck Club, who, on Christmas Eve 1985, gained entry to the Seattle home of civil litigation attorney Charles Goldmark using a toy gun and pretending to be a deliveryman.
Sir David Valentine Willcocks (30 December 1919 – 17 September 2015) was a British choral conductor, organist, composer and music administrator.
A day, a unit of time, is approximately the period of time during which the Earth completes one rotation with respect to the Sun (solar day).
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
De vilda helgonen ("The Wild Saints") was the 2010 edition of Sveriges Radio's Christmas Calendar.
Dead End is a 2003 French horror drama film written and directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea and Fabrice Canepa.
Alan Kurdi (Alan Kurdî), initially reported as Aylan Kurdi, was a three-year-old Syrian boy of Kurdish ethnic background whose image made global headlines after he drowned on 2 September 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea.
December is the twelfth and final month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and is the seventh and last of seven months to have a length of 31 days.
December (Feliz Natal) is a 2008 Brazilian drama film and directoral debut of Selton Mello.
December 16 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - December 18 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on December 30 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
The following events occurred in December 1913.
The following events occurred in December 1929.
The following events occurred in December 1930.
The December 2013 North American storm complex was a significant storm complex that had all sorts of severe weather, including a winter storm, a crippling ice storm and a tornado outbreak that impacted the central and eastern portions of Canada, parts of the Central Great Plains, the Southern United States, and the northeastern United States from December 20 to 23, 2013.
December 23 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - December 25 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on January 6 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
Ded Moroz (Дед Мороз, Ded Moroz; Дзед Мароз, Dzyed Maróz; Дід Мороз, Did Moróz; Russian diminutive Дедушка Мороз, Dédushka Moróz; Montenegrin: Đed Mraz (Ђед Мраз)) is a Slavic fictional character similar to that of Father Christmas.
Dekalog: Three (Polish: Dekalog, trzy) is the third part of the television series Dekalog by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski, possibly connected to the third and seventh imperatives of the Ten Commandments: "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy" and "Thou shalt not commit adultery".
The Western Norway region of Norway showed the highest population growth rate in Norway in 2010, at 1.44%.
Denison Worthington (March 4, 1806 – April 23, 1880) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.
Dennis Woodhead (12 June 1925 – 26 July 1995) was a professional footballer whose career lasted from 1947 until 1959 during which time he played for Sheffield Wednesday, Chesterfield, Derby County and Southport.
Derek Dallas Carr (born March 28, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway is the twelfth book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.
Dickory Doc was a local children's television series which aired from 1966-1969.
The Die Hard series is an American action film series that originated with Roderick Thorp's novel Nothing Lasts Forever.
Karl Diedrich Bader (born December 24, 1966) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian best known for appearing in comedies, including the films The Beverly Hillbillies, Office Space, EuroTrip and Napoleon Dynamite and the sitcoms The Drew Carey Show, Veep, Outsourced and American Housewife.
Dirk Jeffrey Koetter (born February 5, 1959) is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL).
Disney Time was a television series that ran in the UK on the BBC, and also ITV at one point.
Divine Liturgy (Theia Leitourgia; Bozhestvena liturgiya; saghmrto lit'urgia; Sfânta Liturghie; 'Bozhestvennaya liturgiya; Sveta Liturgija; Surb Patarag;, and Boska Liturgia Świętego, Božská liturgie) is the Eucharistic service of the Byzantine Rite which is the Rite of The Great Church of Christ and was developed from the Antiochene Rite of Christian liturgy.
"Doctor Who: Children in Need", also known as "Born Again", is a 7-minute mini-episode of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
Dr. Domenico Giani (born 16 August 1962 in Arezzo, Italy), ex officier of Guardia di Finanza, is the current Inspector General of the Corpo della Gendarmeria, the police and security force of Vatican City, and the chief bodyguard of Pope Benedict XVI and of Pope Francis since June 3, 2006.
Dora Altmann (born Dora Alrich, 20 February 1881 – 24 December 1971) was a German actress, who acted in on television and film during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dorothy Dehner (1901–1994) was an American painter and sculptor.
Captain Douglas Reid Kinnier, D.S.C., R.N.R., (1858–1916) was a distinguished British seaman who rose to prominence in the early months of the First World War for a daring escape from the German cruiser Dresden in uncharted seas in the vicinity of the Magellan Straits.
Douglas Valder Duff DSC (b. Rosario de Santa Fe, Argentina, 1901; d. Dorchester, England, 23 September 1978) was a British merchant seaman, Royal Navy officer, police officer, and author of over 100 books, including memoirs and books for children.
"Down Town" was the a 1987 release by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu (better known as The KLF).
The draugr or draug (draugr, plural draugar; modern draugur, dreygur and Danish, Swedish, and draug), also called aptrganga or aptrgangr, literally "again-walker" (afturganga) is an undead creature from Norse mythology.
Dutch cuisine (Nederlandse keuken) is formed from the cooking traditions and practices of the Netherlands.
Eamon Bulfin (1892–1968) was an Argentine-born Irish republican.
The Early Birds of Aviation is an organization devoted to the history of early pilots.
An Earth-grazing fireball (or Earth-grazer) is a fireball, a very bright meteor that enters Earth’s atmosphere and leaves again.
"Earthanasia" is an episode of the award-winning British comedy television series The Goodies.
Earthcott is a hamlet in the civil parish of Alveston in South Gloucestershire, England, between Latteridge and Rudgeway on the B4059 road between the A38 road and Yate.
The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northeast Europe (Baltics), and Southeast Europe (Balkans) from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
Ebenezer Scrooge is the protagonist of Charles Dickens's 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol.
Edwin "Ed" Wilkes (June 18, 1931 – December 21, 1998), known professionally as Big Ed Wilkes, was a popular radio personality in Lubbock, Texas, who combined humor with hard news reporting on his own morning talk show on station KRFE (580 AM).
Edam (Edammer) is a semi-hard cheese that originated in the Netherlands, and is named after the town of Edam in the province of North Holland.
Edward Lee House II (born May 14, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Edward Riou FRS (20 November 1762 – 2 April 1801) was an officer of the Royal Navy who served during the French Revolutionary Wars under several of the most distinguished naval officers of his age and won fame and honour for two incidents in particular.
The Most Rev Ernest Edwin Curtis was an Anglican Archbishop in the second half of the 20th century.
Egbert II (c. 1060 – 3 July 1090) was Count of Brunswick and Margrave of Meissen.
The Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB)—formerly known as the Old Executive Office Building (OEOB) and even earlier as the State, War, and Navy Building—is a U.S. government building situated just west of the White House in the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. Maintained by the General Services Administration, it is occupied by the Executive Office of the President, including the Office of the Vice President of the United States.
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (English: One me, and one you) is a 2012 Indian romantic comedy film written and directed by Shakun Batra in his directorial debut.
"El cant dels ocells" (The song of the birds) is a traditional Catalan Christmas song and lullaby.
El Hormiguero (Spanish for "The Anthill") is a Spanish television program with a live audience focusing on comedy, science, and guest interviews running since September 2006.
El Monte Transit provides mass transportation in the Los Angeles suburb of El Monte, California.
El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.
Eldridge David Recasner (born December 14, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas fantasy comedy film, directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum.
Elias Peter Hoayek (born 4 December 1843 in Helta, Lebanon - died on 24 December 1931, Bkerké, Lebanon), (or Hoyek, Hwayek, Huayek, Juayek, Hawayek, الياس بطرس الحويّك) was the 72nd Patriarch of Antioch for the Maronites, the largest Christian Catholic community in the Middle East, from 1898 to 1931 when he died.
Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (December 24, 1807November 2, 1834) was an American poet and writer from Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Patterson Bonaparte (February 6, 1785 – April 4, 1879) was an American socialite.
Elle ("she" or "her") is a 2016 French-German neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by David Birke, based on the novel Oh... by Philippe Djian.
Elmo Saves Christmas is a 60-minute television special and home video that was released and aired on PBS on December 2, 1996.
Emanuel Stance (1843 – December 25, 1887) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western United States.
Emery Point Light is an active lighthouse located at Larrakeyah Barracks, the main base for the Australian Defence Force in Northern Territory, Australia, at the entrance to Port Darwin.
Emil Georg Cohn (28 September 1854 – 28 January 1944), was a German physicist.
Enclosed Field with Peasant is an oil painting by Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, painted in October 1889.
Ephraim Kingsbury Avery (December 18, 1799 – October 23, 1869) was a Methodist minister who was among the first clergymen tried for murder in the United States.
Eric Noel Porter Goff was an Anglican priest.
Erich Peter Schaedler (6 August 1949 – 24 December 1985) was a Scottish professional footballer of German extraction, who played as a left back.
Escape to Last Man Peak is a popular Jamaican novel written by Jamaican author Jean D'Costa.
This is a list of results of National Football League games played on ESPN Sunday Night Football.
The Eurovision Young Dancers 2017 was the fifteenth edition of the Eurovision Young Dancers competition.
Eve is the first woman created by God according to the creation narrative of Abrahamic religions.
Ewald Johann Stadler (born May 21, 1961), is an Austrian right-wing conservative politician.
The Eternal Word Television Network, more commonly known by its initialism EWTN, is an American television network which presents around-the-clock Catholic-themed programming.
An exemplum (Latin for "example", pl. exempla, exempli gratia.
Theofan Stilian Noli, known as Fan Noli (6 January 1882 – 13 March 1965) was an Albanian writer, scholar, diplomat, politician, historian, orator and founder of the Orthodox Church of Albania, who served as Prime Minister and regent of Albania in 1924 during the June Revolution.
Fanny Adams (30 April 1859 – 24 August 1867) was a young English girl who was murdered by solicitor's clerk Frederick Baker in Alton, Hampshire on 24 August 1867.
The Faroe Islands (Føroyar; Færøerne), sometimes called the Faeroe Islands, is an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic, about halfway between Norway and Iceland, north-northwest of Scotland.
Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.
Father Christmas is the traditional English name for the personification of Christmas.
Father Christmas is a 1991 animated short based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975 respectively.
Fazenda de Verão (English: Summer Farm) was a Brazilian reality television show, which premiered on October 31, 2012 during the Southern Hemisphere summer.
The Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italian: Festa dei sette pesci), also known as The Vigil (Italian: La Vigilia), is an Italian-American celebration of Christmas Eve with dishes of fish and other seafood.
Femm-Isation is the debut studio album by Japanese musical duo Far East Mention Mannequins, who later adapted their name into FEMM.
The Femme Fatale Tour was the eighth concert tour by American recording artist Britney Spears.
Fia-Faia is a Christmas tradition with pre-Christian roots celebrated on 24 December in the towns of Bagà and Sant Julià de Cerdanyola, Catalonia.
Fig Pudding is a children's novel written by Ralph Fletcher, first published in 1995.
Filadelfia is the first district and main city of Carrillo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
"Fish Cheeks" is a 1987 one page narrative essay by Chinese-American author Amy Tan and her first published essay.
Fission Chicken is a comic book and webcomic character created by John Patrick (J.P.) Morgan (1957–2010).
Fitzwilly is a 1967 film directed by Delbert Mann, based on Poyntz Tyler's 1960 novel A Garden of Cucumbers and adapted for the screen by Isobel Lennart.
Five Alien Elves is a children's novel by Gregory Maguire, the third in his Hamlet Chronicles series.
Flæskesteg, the Danish version of roast pork, is considered to be one of Denmark's principal national dishes.
Flip-Flop is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
Flycatcher, or Prince Ambrose and later King Ambrose, is a fictional character in the comic book series Fables, created by Bill Willingham.
Football Night in America is an American pre-game show that is broadcast on NBC, preceding its broadcasts of Sunday night and Wild Card Saturday National Football League (NFL) games.
Foreign relations of Pope Pius XII extended to most of Europe and a few states outside Europe.
Fort Nativity (Spanish: El Fuerte de Nacimiento) is a fort founded by Governor Alonso de Ribera on 24 December 1603 at Nacimiento, Chile, roughly 550 km (350 miles) south of Santiago in what is now the central part of Chile.
Concouguash, christian name Francis Joseph Neptune, (1735–1834) was chief of the Passamaquoddy tribe during the American Revolutionary War.
Franco-Ontarians (Franco-Ontariens or Franco-Ontariennes if female) are French Canadian or francophone residents of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Sir Frank Baines, KCVO, CBE, FRIBA (1877–1933) was the architect heading (1920–1927) Her Majesty's Office of Works.
Frank Butcher is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Mike Reid.
Franklin's Magic Christmas was the second Franklin movie, released direct-to-video and DVD in 2001.
Franz Reinisch SAC (February 1, 1903 – August 21, 1942) was a member of the Schoenstatt Movement.
Franz Xaver Gruber (25 November 1787 – 7 June 1863), was an Austrian primary school teacher, church organist and composer in the village of Arnsdorf, who is best known for composing the music to Stille Nacht (Silent Night).
The Fraser Canyon Gold Rush, (also Fraser Gold Rush and Fraser River Gold Rush) began in 1857 after gold was discovered on the Thompson River in British Columbia at its confluence with the Nicoamen River a few miles upstream from the Thompson's confluence with the Fraser River at present-day Lytton.
The third season of Frasier originally aired from September 19, 1995 to May 21, 1996 on NBC, consisting a total of 24 episodes.
Frederick "Fred" Lorenzen, Jr. (born December 30, 1934), nicknamed The Golden Boy, Fast Freddie, The Elmhurst Express and Fearless Freddy, is a former NASCAR driver from Elmhurst, Illinois.
Free Shipping Day is a one-day event held annually in mid-December.
The Freedom Bell (in German, Freiheitsglocke) in Berlin, Germany, is a bell that was given as a gift from Americans to the city of Berlin in 1950 as a symbol of anti-communism, and was inspired by the American Liberty Bell.
"Friend Like That" is the first single from Hawk Nelson's third album, Hawk Nelson Is My Friend.
Friends for Christmas is a collaborative Christmas album by John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John recorded at Playback Recording Studio in Santa Barbara, California.
From All of Us to All of You is an animated television Christmas special, produced by Walt Disney Productions and first presented on December 19, 1958 on ABC as part of the Walt Disney Presents anthology series.
Frosty the Snowman is a 1969 animated Christmas television special based on the song "Frosty the Snowman".
The Gallican Rite is a historical version of Christian liturgy and other ritual practices in Western Christianity.
Gary Costello was a fictional character in UK soap opera Family Affairs, played by Gary Webster from 2003 until the final episode of the series 2005.
Gavrilo I Rajić (died 1659) was Archbishop of Peć and Serbian Patriarch between 1648 and 1655.
GD & TOP is a South Korean duo formed by G-Dragon and T.O.P, the rappers of the K-pop boy band Big Bang in 2010.
GD&TOP is the debut album of South Korean hip-hop duo GD & TOP, members of Big Bang.
Gefilte fish (from געפֿילטע פֿיש and originally from gevulde vis, "stuffed fish") is a dish made from a poached mixture of ground deboned fish, such as carp, whitefish, or pike.
Gene Wolfe's Book of Days is a short story collection by American science fiction author Gene Wolfe published in 1981 by Doubleday.
This article lists the feast days of the General Roman Calendar as they were at the end of 1954.
This article lists the feast days of the General Roman Calendar as reformed on 23 July 1960 by Pope John XXIII's motu proprio Rubricarum instructum.
George Francis McAneny (December 24, 1869 – July 29, 1953), a newspaperman, municipal reformer and advocate of preservation and city planning, was Manhattan Borough President from 1910 to 1913, President of the New York City Board of Aldermen from 1914 to 1916, and New York City Comptroller in 1933.
John George Ruddenklau JP (23 May 1829 – 15 December 1891) was Mayor of Christchurch from December 1881 to December 1883.
George Smith CIE FRGS LLD (1833–1919) was a 19th Scottish historian and geographer who spent his working life in India.
Gergana Georgieva Katsarska (in Bulgarian: Гергана Георгиева Кацарска) (born November 30, 1984) is a Bulgarian pop-folk singer, often referred to as "the Barbie doll of pop-folk".
German (Bulgaria and Герман) is a South Slavic mythological being, recorded in the folklore of eastern Serbia and northern Bulgaria.
The German Church, also known as Deutsche Kirche and German Protestant Church, was a Lutheran church in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Gerry Cinnamon (born Gerry Crosbie) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist.
Ghent is a home rule-class city along the south bank of the Ohio River in Carroll County, Kentucky, in the United States.
The Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come, also known as The Ghost of Christmas Future, sometimes The Spirit of Christmas Future or The Spirit of Christmas Yet-to-Come, is a fictional character in English novelist Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol.
Ghost Soup is a 1992 Japanese TV drama produced for Fuji TV as part of their part of the food-themed drama series, La Cuisine by Shunji Iwai.
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines).
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a 2009 American romantic comedy film whose plot is based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
Gil Vicente (c.1465 – c. 1536), called the Trobadour, was a Portuguese playwright and poet who acted in and directed his own plays.
Giovanni Battista Gaulli (8 May 1639 – 2 April 1709), also known as Baciccio or Baciccia (Genoese nicknames for Giovanni Battista), was an Italian artist working in the High Baroque and early Rococo periods.
Godfrey III (–1069), called the Bearded, was the eldest son of Gothelo I, Duke of Upper and Lower Lorraine.
The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, was an era of radio programming in the United States during which radio was the dominant electronic home entertainment medium.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
The Grand Ducal Palace (Groussherzogleche Palais, Palais grand-ducal, Großherzogliches Palais) is a palace in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg.
Gravity is the fifth studio album by the Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace.
The Great Jubilee in 2000 was a major event in the Roman Catholic Church, held from Christmas Eve (December 24), 1999 to Epiphany (January 6), 2001.
Greed is a 1924 American silent film, written and directed by Erich von Stroheim and based on the 1899 Frank Norris novel McTeague.
Greek-style fish – a dish known in Poland possibly based on Greek Psari Plaki, served hot or cold which is prepared from fried pieces or fillets of fish in vegetable sauce.
Gregory Allen Howard (born 1962) is an American screenwriter best known for writing the screenplay for Remember The Titans (2000), a Disney movie about an undefeated high school football team credited with healing the racial divide in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971.
Grover, also known as Super Grover and Grover Monster, is a muppet character on the popular television show Sesame Street.
Guadalupe-Reyes Marathon is a concept typical of Mexican culture.
The Guiding Light (TGL) (known since 1975 as Guiding Light) was a long-running American television soap opera.
is a manga by Satomi Ikezawa about a Labrador puppy, named Ponta, who turns into a human and falls in love with Mirai Iwaki, who's very popular in his school.
Gustav Philipp Koerner, also spelled Gustave or Gustavus Koerner (20 November 1809 – 9 April 1896) was a revolutionary, journalist, lawyer, politician, judge, and statesman in Illinois and Germany and a Colonel of the U.S. Army who was a confessed enemy of slavery.
Gwen Hotchkiss is a fictional character and the main antagonist on the NBC/DirecTV soap opera Passions.
Hallie Erminie Rives (May 2, 1874 – August 16, 1956) was a best-selling popular novelist and wife of the American diplomat Post Wheeler.
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (formerly known as Hallmark Movie Channel, but also known by HMM) is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Crown Media Holdings.
This is a list of episodes from the eighth season of Happy Days.
Harden Askenasy (3 July 1908 - 19 July 1975) was a Romanian Jewish scientist and professor of neurosurgery, notable for pioneering neurosurgery in Israel and much of the Middle East.
Haunted Mansion Holiday, also known as Haunted Mansion Holiday Nightmare, is a seasonal overlay of the Haunted Mansion attraction at Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland that blends the settings and characters of the original Haunted Mansion with those of Tim Burton's 1993 film The Nightmare Before Christmas.
The Hawaii Bowl is a post-season National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game that has been played annually at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii since 2002.
Hélène Iswolsky (Елена Александровна Извольская, born in 1896 - died in 1975, Cold Spring, New York, United States) was a Russian noblewoman, anti-communist political refugee, writer, translator and journalist.
Heartbeat, also known as Danielle Steel's Heartbeat, is a 1993 television movie directed by Michael Miller and written by Jan Worthington based upon the 1991 novel of the same name by Danielle Steel for NBC.
Heartbeat is a 2011 South Korean film about human organ trade.
Heavy Weather is a television film by Douglas Livingstone based on the novel Heavy Weather by P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975), set at Blandings Castle.
Heinrich Küper (born in 1888 in Berlin Germany died 1950 in Owaraha) was a German adventurer who lived in the Solomon Islands.
Heinz Roemheld (Milwaukee, May 1, 1901 – Huntington Beach, California, February 11, 1985) was an American composer.
Helena Blackman (born 10 December 1982 in Southampton) is a British musical theatre actress best known for being the runner-up in the hit BBC1 Reality TV programme How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?.
Helena Cassadine is a fictional character on the American soap opera General Hospital, famously originated by film actress Elizabeth Taylor in November 1981.
Hellboy Christmas Special is a Dark Horse Comics one-shot comic book horror anthology edited by Scott Allie and featuring the work of Mike Mignola, Gary Gianni and Steve Purcell.
Hellboy: The Chained Coffin and Others is the third trade paperback collection in the Hellboy series created by Mike Mignola published by Dark Horse Comics on August 5, 1998 which collects various mini-series, one-shots and back-up features featuring fictional paranormal detective Hellboy.
Henry Monck Mason Hackett (1 March 1849-24 December 1933) was Dean of Waterford from 1903 until 1913.
Henry Timrod (December 8, 1829 – October 7, 1867) was an American poet, often called the poet laureate of the Confederacy.
The Hexenturm is a stone tower in the municipality of Sarnen in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland.
Hilda Teresia Borgström (13 October 1871 – 2 January 1953) was a Swedish stage and film actress.
His Majesty's Theatre is an Edwardian Baroque theatre in Perth, Western Australia.
The history of Blackpool Football Club between 1887 and 1962 covers the years from the club's foundation, via a split from another Blackpool-based club; the period of nine years before they gained membership to the Football League; their recovery after losing their League status after only three seasons; and finally their rise into Division One, which was then the top tier of English football.
The early history of radio is the history of technology that produces and uses radio instruments that use radio waves.
Rangers Football Club, formed in 1872, were the first association football club in the world to win more than fifty national league titles, currently 54.
The history of the Denver Broncos American football club began when the team was chartered a member of the American Football League in 1960.
The Green Party is a United States political party.
The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football franchise based in the Miami metropolitan area.
History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution is a book by Mercy Otis Warren.
HMS Hurricane was an H-class destroyer that had originally been ordered by the Brazilian Navy in the late 1930s with the name Japura, but was bought by the Royal Navy after the beginning of World War II in September 1939 and later renamed.
Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year (Gregorian calendar) in the Scottish manner.
The Holditch Colliery disaster was a coal mining accident on 2 July 1937, in Chesterton, Staffordshire, England, in which 30 men died and eight were injured.
Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.
Holiday Inn (also known as Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical) is a musical based on the Paramount Pictures 1942 film of the same name.
Hollon Richardson (December 25, 1835 – December 24, 1916) was a lieutenant colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was nominated and confirmed for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier general in 1866.
Holly Block (December 24. 1958 – October 6, 2017) was an American museum and art gallery director.
The Hollywood Christmas Parade (formerly the Hollywood Santa Parade or Santa Claus Lane Parade) is an annual parade that takes place on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in the Hollywood community in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The Holy Rosary Cathedral (officially called) is the oldest Catholic church in Taiwan, located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, just east of the Love River.
Home Shopping Network (HSN) is an American broadcast, basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Qurate Retail Group, which also owns catalog company Cornerstone Brands.
Mandarin Chinese, like many Sinitic varieties, has a significant number of homophonous syllables and words due to its limited phonetic inventory.
Hoodening, also spelled hodening and oodening, is a folk custom found in Kent, a county in south-eastern England.
The Hoover desk is a large block front desk, designed by J. Stuart Clingman and built by the Robert W. Irwin Company, used by Presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Oval Office as their Oval Office desk.
Hope Holiday (November 30, 1930) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her role of Mrs.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
"How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" is the sixth episode of the sixth season of the science fiction television series The X-Files.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (also known as Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) is a 1966 Christmas animated television special directed and co-produced by Chuck Jones.
Hugh Allen Harper (December 24, 1885 – August 8, 1963) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Hugh Gilbert OSB (born 15 March 1952) is an English Benedictine monk who currently serves as the Catholic Bishop of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Hungarian pop is the pop music scene of Hungary.
The name Lili was used for four tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean.
Hutysche (Гутище, Hucisko Oleskie, also known as Huta Oleska or Huta Olejska) is a village in Zolochiv Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine.
I Love My Wife is a musical with a book and lyrics by Michael Stewart and music by Cy Coleman, based on a play by Luis Rego.
"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" is a Christmas song with music and lyrics by British songwriter Tommie Connor.
I trollskogen ("In the Troll Forest") was the 1959 edition of Sveriges Radio's Christmas Calendar.
"I Won't Be Home for Christmas" is the ninth episode of the 26th season of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons, and the 561st episode of the series.
"I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas" is a 1949 Christmas novelty song and monologue written and performed by Harry Stewart as fictional Swede "Yogi Yorgesson".
I'll Be Home for Christmas is a 1988 Christmas-themed television film directed and produced by Marvin J. Chomsky.
I'll Be Home for Christmas is a 1998 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Arlene Sanford.
Ian Robertson Hamilton, QC (born 13 September 1925) is a lawyer and Scottish Nationalist.
Ian Mackendrick Hendry (13 January 1931 – 24 December 1984) was an English film, television and stage actor.
Icelandic cuisine, the cuisine of Iceland, has a long history.
The Idaho Vandals are the college football team that represents the University of Idaho and plays its home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.
Count Imre Thurzó de Bethlenfalva (11 September 1598 – 19 October 1621) was a Hungarian aristocrat, son of Palatine György Thurzó, who served as Perpetual Ispán (Count; comes) of Árva County between 1616 and 1621.
In Sickness and in Health is a BBC television sitcom which ran between 1985 and 1992.
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Infant Jesus Church, Dombivli is church dedicated to Infant Jesus, and situated in Dombivli in Kalyan taluka of Thane district, near Mumbai.
Inside is a 2016 Spanish-American horror film directed by Miguel Ángel Vivas, written by Jaume Balagueró, and starring Rachel Nichols, Laura Harring, and Stany Coppet.
Into the Woods is a 2014 American musical fantasy film--> directed by Rob Marshall, and adapted to the screen by James Lapine from his and Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical of the same name.
Many people were involved in the invention of radio as we know it today.
Ion Television is an American broadcast, cable, and satellite television network that is owned by Ion Media.
Irish dance or Irish dancing is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social, competitive, and performance purposes.
It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947) is a motion picture comedy, directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Victor Moore, Ann Harding, Don DeFore, Charles Ruggles and Gale Storm.
It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and published privately in 1945.
Italian cuisine is food typical from Italy.
The Italian Hall Disaster (sometimes referred to as the 1913 Massacre) was a tragedy that occurred on December 24, 1913, in Calumet, Michigan.
Italian-American cuisine is a style of Italian cuisine adapted throughout the United States.
Ivi Adamou (Ήβη Αδάμου,; born 24 November 1993) is a Cypriot singer.
Ivo Gamulin Gianni is a Croatian theatrical and television performer and singer, born in the town of Jelsa on the island of Hvar.
John Parnell Thomas (January 16, 1895 – November 19, 1970) was a stockbroker and politician.
Julius Wayne Reitz (December 31, 1908 – December 24, 1993) was an American agricultural economist, professor and university president.
Jack Carter's Law is a 1974 British crime novel written by Ted Lewis.
Jack Frost is the personification of frost, ice, snow, sleet, winter, and freezing cold.
Jack O'Shea's is an award-winning international Irish butcher chain located in London and in the European district of Brussels, selling organic fresh meat.
Jaime Reyes is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Jalen Lattrel Ramsey (born October 24, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
James (March 7, 1892 - July 21, 1975) and Rose Smith (March 6, 1897 - May 29, 1962) were film editors known for their work in the early film industry, more specifically their work at the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company working as editors for D.W. Griffith.
James Dalton (1834 in County Limerick, Ireland — 17 March 1919 in Duntryleague, Orange, New South Wales) was a wealthy Australian merchant and pastoralist who promoted Roman Catholicism and the development of food distribution throughout the Colony of New South Wales.
James Henry Harrison Jr. (born May 4, 1978) is a former American football linebacker.
James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history.
James William Carling (31 December 1857–9 July 1887) was a pavement artist from Liverpool, England.
Jamie Herrell (born July 12, 1994) is a Filipino-American actress, TV Host, dancer and beauty queen.
Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill VA (née Conyngham; 1 June 1826 – 24 December 1900) was an English aristocrat and companion of Queen Victoria.
December 31 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - January 2 All fixed commemorations below are observed on January 14 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
Jason Peter Kane is a fictional character from Virgin Publishing's range of original full-length Doctor Who novels, the New Adventures.
Jay Ajayi (born June 15, 1993) is a British American football running back for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).
Jay Christopher Cutler (born April 29, 1983) is a former American football quarterback who played 12 seasons in the National Football League.
Jól á leið til jarðar (English: Christmas on the Way to Earth) is an Icelandic television series that first aired on Icelandic public television channel Sjónvarpið in December 1994.
Józef Mieczysław Mączka (2 June 1888– 9 September 1918) was a Polish soldier, poet of the Polish Legions.
Jørn Inge Tunsberg (born 4 December 1970 in Bergen, Norway) is a death/black metal musician.
Jane Lampton "Jean" Clemens (July 26, 1880 – December 24, 1909) was the youngest of the three daughters of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, and his wife Olivia Langdon Clemens.
Jean Valjean is the protagonist of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel Les Misérables.
Ježíšek (the Baby Jesus) is a cultural Christmas figure popular in the Czech Republic.
Jeremiah Marsh, DD was Dean of Kilmore from 1700 to 1734.
Jermaine Levan Kearse (born February 6, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).
Jetfire is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers franchise.
Jim Byron was an American publicist who was known for working with female models and actresses during the 1950s and 1960s, including Jayne Mansfield and Yvette Mimieux, although initially worked as a club promoter.
James Boyce (6 September 1947 – 25 January 1994), known as Jimmy Boyce, was a British Labour politician.
Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family action comedy-drama film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James Belushi and Robert Conrad.
Jingle Belle is a fictional comics character created by Paul Dini.
JJ, styled as jj, is a band who releases music through the Gothenburg-based independent label Sincerely Yours, which was founded by the Swedish pop group The Tough Alliance.
JJ Deveraux is a fictional character from the original NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives.
Joan Junceda, full name Joan García Junceda i Supervia (1881 in Barcelona – 1948 in Blanes), was one of the most important Catalan artists and illustrators in the first half of the 20th century.
Joseph Thomas Nedney (born March 22, 1973) is a former American football placekicker and current high school football coach.
Johan Marius Nicolaas "Johannes" Heesters (5 December 1903 – 24 December 2011) was a Dutch-born actor of stage, television and film as well as a vocalist of numerous recordings and performer on the concert stage, with a career dating back to 1921.
Johannes Wiedewelt (1 July 1731 – 17 December 1802), Danish neoclassical sculptor, was born in Copenhagen to royal sculptor to the Danish Court, Just Wiedewelt, and his wife Birgitte Lauridsdatter.
John Ancrum Winslow (19 November 1811 – 29 September 1873) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.
John Caldwell (July 4, 1849 – March 7, 1916) was a Republican member of the Michigan State House of Representatives from 1897 through 1900.
Saint John Cantius (Joannis Cantii, Jan z Kęt or Jan Kanty; 23 June 1390 – 24 December 1473) was a Polish priest, scholastic philosopher, physicist and theologian.
John Dunstaple (or Dunstable, c. 1390 – 24 December 1453) was an English composer of polyphonic music of the late medieval era and early Renaissance periods.
John Gregory Foreman OAM (born 24 April 1972) is an Australian musician and television personality.
John Forster (1668 – 2 July 1720) was an Irish lawyer and politician.
John of Avesnes (1 May 1218 – 24 December 1257) was the count of Hainaut from 1246 to his death.
John Joseph Glennon (June 14, 1862 – March 9, 1946) was a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, serving as Archbishop of St. Louis from 1903 until his death in 1946.
John Jones (1791–1889) was the second Archdeacon of Liverpool, serving from 1855 until 1886.
John Brendan Larkin (born 20 April 1963) is an Australian writer.
John McClane is the main protagonist of the ''Die Hard'' film series.
John William McDaniel (born February 26, 1961, St. Louis, Missouri, United States) is an American theatre producer, composer, conductor, and pianist.
John Pares Craine was the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis in The Episcopal Church, serving from 1959 until his death on Christmas Eve in 1977, shortly before his scheduled retirement.
John Smith (c. 1661 – after 1727), also known by the alias John Wilson, was a London housebreaker, most notable for his three evasions of execution.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) is the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. It was founded in 1889 using money from a bequest by philanthropist Johns Hopkins.
Johnson Kelly Duncan (March 19, 1827 – December 18, 1862) was one of the few generals in the Confederate States Army (CSA) during the American Civil War who was born and raised in the North.
Jonathan Michael Lovitz (born July 21, 1957) is an American comedian, actor, and singer.
Jon-Marc McDonald (born September 20, 1976) is an American-born writer, playwright, and political activist.
Jordy Ray Nelson (born May 31, 1985) is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Joseph C. Clifton (October 31, 1908 – December 24, 1967) was a naval officer and aviator of the United States Navy in World War II, ultimately advancing to the rank of rear admiral before his retirement in 1963.
Joseph Pararajasingham (யோசப் பரராஜசிங்கம்; 26 November 1934 – 25 December 2005) was a Sri Lankan Tamil civil servant, journalist, businessman and politician.
is a 2009 Japanese supernatural horror film produced in honor of the tenth anniversary of the ''Ju-on'' series.
Juan Carlos I (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias, born 5 January 1938) reigned as King of Spain from 1975 until his abdication in 2014.
Jukjeon Station is a station on the Bundang Line, located in Jukjeon-dong of Suji-gu, Yongin.
A Julotta is a service within the Church of Sweden that celebrates the time of birth of Jesus Christ.
Julpolska, also known as Nu ha vi ljus här i vårt hus, is a Christmas song with lyrics by Rafael Hertzberg (1845-1896) and music by Johanna Ölander (1827-1909).
The Jump Up! Tour was a worldwide concert tour by English musician and composer Elton John, in support of his 16th studio album Jump Up!.
Just Add Water (Development) Ltd., doing business as Just Add Water, is an independent video game developer based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
"Kaisha" is the 77th episode of the HBO television drama series The Sopranos and the 12th episode of the sixth season.
Kalach, kalács, kolach, or colac, is a traditional Eastern European bread, commonly served during various ritual meals.
Karl Ristenpart (January 26, 1900 – December 24, 1967) was a German conductor.
Karpolla on asiaa ("Karpo has something to say", known also during some seasons as Karporaattori and Kyllä kansa tietää) was a popular Finnish television show with a journalistic touch.
Kassia or Kassiani (805/810 - before 865) was an Eastern Roman abbess, poet, composer, and hymnographer.
Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy (born November 25, 1986) is an American actress.
KAUT-TV, virtual channel 43 (UHF digital channel 40), is an independent television station licensed to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.
Kawit, officially the Municipality of Kawit (Bayan ng Kawit; formerly Cavite El Viejo) is a first class urban municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines.
Kūčios or Kūtės (Samogitian Dialect) is the traditional Christmas Eve dinner in Lithuania, held on the twenty fourth of December.
Kūčiukai (also šližikai) is a traditional Lithuanian dish served on Kūčios, the traditional Christmas Eve dinner in Lithuania.
Kenneth Harry (Ken) Gibbons (born 24 December 1931) was Archdeacon of Lancaster from 1981 to 1997.
Kids America was a 90 minute syndicated public radio show for young children.
Kills is a mixtape by jj, released on Christmas Eve 2010.
Kim Levitt is a fictional character in the ''Silent Night, Deadly Night'' franchise.
King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
Kings and Desperate Men is a 1981 Canadian hostage drama film directed, co-written and produced by Alexis Kanner.
The Kingstown lifeboat disaster occurred on Christmas Eve 1895 off Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire), Ireland, when the Kingstown lifeboat was capsized while attempting to rescue the crew of the stricken SS Palme.
Kingswinford is a suburban area of the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, in the West Midlands, England.
Kinship (Simplified Chinese: 手足) is a Singaporean Chinese long running drama which was televised on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8 every Monday to Friday at 19:00 tonight.
Kinship Part 2 (Simplified Chinese: 手足第二部, 手足續集) is a Singaporean Chinese long running drama which was televised on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8 every Monday to Friday at 19:00 tonight.
Kirk Daniel Cousins (born August 19, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).
The Kirtland Temple is a National Historic Landmark in Kirtland, Ohio, United States, on the eastern edge of the Cleveland metropolitan area.
Kissel or kisel (kissell, kiisseli, keiseļs, ķīselis, kisielius, kisiel, кисель, kisél’, кисiль,, kisél') is a viscous fruit dish, popular as a dessert and as a drink.
Christopher Houston Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868), better known as Kit Carson, was an American frontiersman.
The Kitzler Study Book (Kitzler-Studienbuch) is an autograph workbook of Anton Bruckner which he wrote taking tuition with the conductor and cellist Otto Kitzler in Linz.
KNXR (97.5 FM) is an FM radio station in Rochester, Minnesota.
KODA, known as "SUNNY 99.1", is an FM radio station licensed to Houston, Texas.
, known professionally as, is a Japanese singer from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs.
, also known as Kodocha for short, is a manga series by Miho Obana.
KOFY-TV, virtual channel 20 (UHF digital channel 19), is an independent television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
Koledari are Slavic traditional performers of a ceremony called koleduvane.
Koliada or koleda (Cyrillic: коляда, коледа, колада, коледе) is an ancient pre-Christian Slavic winter festival.
A kosher restaurant is an establishment that serves food that complies with Jewish dietary laws (kashrut).
Kringle is an American children's novel by author Tony Abbott.
KSBI, virtual channel 52 (UHF digital channel 23), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.
KTXA, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 29), is an independent television station licensed to Fort Worth, Texas, United States and serving the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex.
Kunoy (meaning Woman island, Kunø) is an island located in the north-east of the Faroe Islands between Kalsoy and Borðoy (to which it is linked via a causeway).
KXRM-TV, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 22), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States and also serving Pueblo.
"La Fel De Prost Ca Tine" (Just As Dumb As You) is the third single by B.U.G. Mafia from their ninth studio album, Înapoi În Viitor (Back To The Future).
La Magdalena Chichicaspa, is a locality of Huixquilucan Municipality in the Mexico State.Limited to the North with the locality of Naucalpan Municipality San Francisco Chimalpa, the south with the community of San Cristobal Texcalucan, west to Santa Cruz Ayotuxco east with Ex Ejido De San Cristobal Texcalucan.
Landenberg Castle is a ruined castle atop a hill in the municipality of Sarnen in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland.
LANSA Flight 508 was a Lockheed L-188A Electra turboprop, registered OB-R-941, operated as a scheduled domestic passenger flight by Lineas Aéreas Nacionales Sociedad Anonima (LANSA), that crashed in a thunderstorm en route from Lima to Pucallpa, Peru on December 24, 1971, killing 91 people–all 6 of its crew and 85 of its 86 passengers.
Lapley Priory was a priory in Staffordshire, England.
Larry Christopher Allen Jr. (born November 27, 1971) is a former American football guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons.
Larry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. (born August 31, 1983) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
"Last Christmas" is a song by English pop duo Wham!, released on Epic Records in December 1984, on a double A-side with "Everything She Wants".
"Last Christmas" is an episode of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who that was first broadcast on 25 December 2014.
Last Stop on the Night Train (L'ultimo treno della notte, released in the English-speaking countries as Night Train Murders, The New House on The Left, Second House on The Left, Don't Ride on Late Night Trains,Late Night Trains, Last House Part II and Xmas Massacre) is a 1975 Italian revenge horror film directed Aldo Lado and starring Flavio Bucci, Macha Meril and Irene Miracle.
Latavius Murray (born January 18, 1990) is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).
Laurens Cornelis Boudewijn de Graaf (c. 1653, Dordrecht, Dutch Republic – 24 May 1704,Likely Cap-Français, Saint-Domingue) was a Dutch pirate, mercenary, and naval officer in the service of the French colony of Saint-Domingue during the late 17th and early 18th century.
Le Tueur (The Killer) is a 2007 French thriller film directed by Cédric Anger.
The Leeds Rhinos are a professional rugby league club based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The Legend of the Christmas Spider is an Eastern European folktale which explains the origin of tinsel on Christmas trees.
Leland Todd Powers (January 28, 1857 – November 27, 1920) was an American performing arts educator, author, and actor.
Leo V the Armenian (Λέων ὁ ἐξ Ἀρμενίας, Leōn ho ex Armenias; 775 – 24 December 820) was Emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 813 to 820.
Leon Lishner (4 July 1913 - 21 November 1995) was an American operatic bass-baritone.
Captain Leonard LaRue (January 14, 1914 – October 14, 2001), later known as "Brother Marinus", attended the Pennsylvania Nautical School, served aboard the Schoolship Annapolis and graduated in 1934.
Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances is a fix-up novel comprising three separate stories that intertwine with one another.
Lewis Henry Redner (December 15, 1831, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 29, 1908, Hotel Marlborough, Atlantic City, New Jersey) was an American musician, best known as the composer of the popular Christmas carol "St.
Licht ins Dunkel (German for "light into the dark") is an annual telethon held in Austria since 1973.
Lifepod is a 1993 television film reworking of the Alfred Hitchcock film Lifeboat.
The Liland affair was a Norwegian murder trial which gave rise to a miscarriage of justice.
Lincoln's Birthday is a legal, public holiday in some U.S. states, observed on the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth on February 12, 1809, in Hodgensville, Kentucky.
John Lindsay Falvey FTSE (born 23 May 1950), known as Lindsay Falvey, is an Australian -born international R&D specialist and an author who writes on topics concerning agricultural science and philosophy, religion, international development and spiritual development.
Linstead is a town in the parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica in the West Indies.
Lisa Vidal (born June 13, 1965) is an American actress, best known for her roles in television series Third Watch, The Division, ER, and The Event.
This is a list of American films released in 2015.
Batman: The Animated Series is an American television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman, which was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on Fox from 1992 to 1995; lasting 85 episodes.
This list of Berenstain Bears books includes many in the picture book series (such as "Beginner Books" and "First Time Books") and the illustrated children's novels, such as those in the "Big Chapter Books" series.
James Cameron's Avatar was released worldwide on 16–18 December 2009, and went on to break multiple box office records in various markets, including becoming the highest-grossing movie of all time worldwide.
J. J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in December 2015 and went on to break numerous box office and non-box office records both worldwide and in its domestic market (the United States and Canada).
This is an episode list for Cartoon Planet listed from its re-packaged season of 22 half-hour episodes that aired from 1997 to 1998 (followed by two specials episodes), along with the episode listings of the 2012 revival series.
This is a list of Christmas and winter gift-bringer figures from around the world.
This page is a list of Christmas dishes as eaten around the world.
The Clannad animated television series is based on the visual novel Clannad by the Japanese visual novel brand Key.
Coronation Street is a British soap opera, initially produced by Granada Television.
This is a list of people appearing on the cover of ''Time'' magazine in the 1940s.
This is a list of characters that appear in the Die Hard film series.
This is a list of historic and contemporary dining events, which includes banquets, feasts, dinners and dinner parties.
The following is an episode list for the Nickelodeon animated television series titled Dora the Explorer.
Ed, Edd n Eddy is a 131-episode animated comedy television series created by Danny Antonucci and produced by Canada-based a.k.a. Cartoon.
This page is a list of attacks undertaken (or believed to have been undertaken) by the Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), an armed Basque terrorist movement, mainly in Spain.
Having reformed from his violent ways, Bigby (a.k.a. the Big Bad Wolf) became the cigarette-smoking, trench coat-clad sheriff of Fabletown.
This article is a list of fictional characters in the Vertigo comic book series Fables, Jack of Fables, Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, Cinderella: Fables Are Forever and Fairest, published by DC Comics.
Family Matters is a television sitcom that premiered on September 22, 1989 on ABC, then moved to CBS for its final season which ended on July 17, 1998.
This list of films featuring time loops where characters experience the same period of time repeatedly.
Berlin is a major center in the European and German film industry.
This is a list of foods of the Southern United States.
The France national football team (Equipe de France) represents the nation of France in international association football.
The following is a list of products and services provided by Google.
The Gumby Show was an American clay animation television series developed by Art Clokey.
The Hidamari Sketch anime television series is based on the four panel comic strip manga of the same name written and illustrated by Ume Aoki.
This is a list of Judge John Hodgman episodes produced and distributed between 2010 and 2014 by Maximum Fun and hosted by humorist John Hodgman.
The following is a list of Lilo & Stitch: The Series episodes.
Through his adventures, Fawcett Comics/DC Comics superhero Captain Marvel and his Marvel Family gained a host of enemies, including the following.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
Beginning in the 1970 NFL season, the National Football League began scheduling a weekly regular season game on Monday night before a national television audience.
The following is a list of episodes for the Adult Swim animated television series Moral Orel.
A very wide variety of multinational festivals and holidays are celebrated around the world, whether within particular religions, cultures, or otherwise.
This is a list of pastries, which are small buns made using a stiff dough enriched with fat.
This is a list of people who disappeared mysteriously and of people whose current whereabouts are unknown or whose deaths are not substantiated.
This is a list of people who have walked across the United States from the east coast to the west coast or vice versa.
This is a list of dishes found in Polish cuisine.
This is a list of poppy seed pastries and dishes.
The following is a list of individual episodes of the American animated television feature The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends (1959–1964).
Shakugan no Shana is an anime series including three television series, original video animation (OVA) episodes, and bonus shorts.
The list of shipwrecks in 1886 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1886.
Below is a list of Singaporean films of 2013.
The following is a list of descriptions for characters on the HBO television series Six Feet Under, which aired for five seasons, from 2001 to 2005.
This is a list of current and former SportsCenter segments seen since that show debuted on September 7, 1979.
This is a list of television series which are not primarily time travel series but include one or more episodes about time travel.
This is an episode guide for the Gerry Anderson television series Terrahawks, made for the British company LWT by Anderburr Pictures and first broadcast from 1983 to 1986 on ITV.
This is a list of television programmes to have been broadcast on the children's television strand The Den of RTÉ in the Republic of Ireland from 1986 until its conclusion.
The Librarians is an American television series developed by John Rogers that is broadcast on TNT, and premiered on December 7, 2014.
The Loud House is an animated American comedy television series created by Chris Savino that premiered on Nickelodeon on May 2, 2016.
This article lists characters seen in the film The Nightmare Before Christmas and two video games: The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King and The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge.
This Is Us is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman that premiered on NBC on September 20, 2016.
The lists below describes notable works of fiction involving time travel, where time travel is central to the plot or the premise of the work.
This article is a list of Christmas episodes of regular United States television series.
During the long history of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, a number of stories were proposed but, for a variety of reasons, never fully produced.
The following is a list of recurring or notable one-off strips from the British adult spoof comic magazine Viz.
Lists of holidays by various categorization.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Lithuanian cuisine features products suited to the cool and moist northern climate of Lithuania: barley, potatoes, rye, beets, greens, berries, and mushrooms are locally grown, and dairy products are one of its specialties.
The Little Hours or minor hours are the canonical hours other than the three major hours.
The liturgical year, also known as the church year or Christian year, as well as the kalendar, consists of the cycle of liturgical seasons in Christian churches that determines when feast days, including celebrations of saints, are to be observed, and which portions of Scripture are to be read either in an annual cycle or in a cycle of several years.
Live is a live CD and DVD by Sweetbox.
Liverwurst, leberwurst, or liver sausage is a kind of sausage made from liver.
Lon Oden (March 15, 1863 – August 10, 1910) was a Texas Ranger of the Old West, and is a legend inside the Texas Rangers organization.
The London Underground 1996 stock is a type of rolling stock used on the Jubilee line of the London Underground.
Lonesome Ghosts is a 1937 Disney animated cartoon, released through RKO Radio Pictures on December 24, 1937, three days after Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
Kimberly McLean, alias Lori Erica Kennedy Ruff (October 16, 1968 – December 24, 2010) was an identity thief who remained unidentified for nearly six years after her death.
Loro Parque (Spanish for "parrot park") or 'Loro Park' is a zoo on the outskirts of Crossport or Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife, Spain where it houses an extensive and diverse reserve of animal and plant species.
The Los Angeles Christmas Festival was a post-season college football bowl game played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, on December 25, 1924, between the USC Trojans and the Missouri Tigers.
Lost Christmas is a 2011 British drama written by David Logan and John Hay and directed by John Hay.
Louis Francis Sockalexis (October 24, 1871 – December 24, 1913), nicknamed The Deerfoot of the Diamond, was an American baseball player.
, also known as Lovely Complex, is a romantic comedy shōjo manga by Aya Nakahara.
Love That Brute is a 1950 comedy-crime film directed by Alexander Hall.
Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald is a fictional character on the NBC/DirecTV soap opera Passions, portrayed from 1999 to 2008 by original cast member Galen Gering.
María Luisa Cáceres Díaz de Arismendi (September 25, 1799 – June 28, 1866) was a heroine of the Venezuelan War of Independence.
Luisa Tetrazzini (29 June 1871 – 28 April 1940) was an Italian coloratura soprano of great international fame.
A luminaria or farolito (see naming disagreement section below) is a small paper lantern (commonly a candle set in some sand inside a paper bag) which is of significance in the U.S. state of New Mexico in southwest United States at Christmas time, especially on Christmas Eve.
A luminaria (rarely vigil fire) is a traditional small bonfire typically used during Las Posadas, a 9-day celebration culminating on Christmas Eve (la Nochebuena).
Johann Sebastian Bach's Magnificat is a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificat.
Majida El Roumi Baradhy (ماجدة الرومي برادعي; born 13 December 1956) is a Lebanese soprano.
Makówki, Lower Silesian: Mohn Kließla (Kliessla), Mohn Klöße, Mohn Pilen Mákos Guba are different names for a traditional poppy seed-based dessert from Central Europe.
Malaysia–United States relations are bilateral ties between the two countries.
Malcolm Terel Butler (born March 2, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL).
María Ángeles Ferrer Forés is a Spanish music education pedagogue and musicologist, awarded the Premio Acción Magistral (Master Action Prize) 2010 by UNESCO, as best professor of Spain.
The Marcia trionfale (Italian for "Triumphal March") was the second anthem of the Pope and of the Vatican City State, replacing Noi vogliam Dio, Vergine Maria.
Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota (born October 30, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL).
Marcus Robinson (born February 27, 1975) is a former American football player in the NFL, who played the position of wide receiver.
The Mari Lwyd is a wassailing folk custom found in South Wales.
Maria Asanina Palaiologina (Μαρία Ασανίνα Παλαιολογίνα, died 19 December 1477), better known as Maria of Mangup or Maria of Doros, was the second wife of Prince Stephen the Great (reigned 1457–1504) and as such Princess consort of Moldavia from September 1472 to 1475 or 1477.
Mariastern Abbey (Opatija Marija Zvijezda) is Trappist abbey in Bosnia and Herzegovina, situated near the country's second largest city Banja Luka.
Marie Jansen (November 18, 1857 – March 20, 1914)At her death, The New York Times reported that Jansen was 65 years old: "Marie Jansen Dies at 65", The New York Times, March 21, 1914, p. 13.
Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel (April 23, 1922 – June 24, 1995), who professionally used the mononym Cameron, was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist.
Marjorie Holmes (1910—2002) was an American columnist and best-selling Christian author of 134 books, 32 of which were best sellers.
Mark Hellinger (March 21, 1903 - December 21, 1947) was an American journalist, theatre columnist and film producer.
Mark Johnston (born March 4, 1938) is a former professional football cornerback who played five professional seasons 1960-1964 in the American Football League with the Houston Oilers, New York Jets, and the Oakland Raiders.
Market Street is a major thoroughfare in San Francisco, California.
Steven Matt Bryant (born May 29, 1975) is an American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL).
Matthew Brennan "Matt" Cassel (born May 17, 1982) is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL).
Matthäus Hetzenauer (23 December 1924 – 3 October 2004) was an Austrian sniper in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.
The Matzo Ball is an annual Christmas Eve nightlife event and party held in a number of major cities in the United States and Canada targeted primarily at young Jewish singles and organized by the Society of Young Jewish Professionals.
Maurice-Marie-Matthieu Garrigou (21 September 1766 – 27 September 1852) was a French Roman Catholic priest who established the Sisters of Our Lady of Compassion.
Mârșa is a commune located in north-west Giurgiu County, Muntenia, Romania.
Mōdraniht or Modranicht (Old English "Night of the Mothers" or "Mothers' Night") was an event held at what is now Christmas Eve by the Anglo-Saxon Pagans.
The Marylebone Cricket Club tour of Australia in 1958-59 under the captaincy of Peter May was its twelfth since it took official control of overseas tours in 1903-1904.
The Marylebone Cricket Club tour of Australia in 1962–63 under the captaincy of Ted Dexter was its thirteenth since it took official control of overseas tours in 1903-1904.
McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink or McCormick Tribune Plaza is a multi-purpose venue within Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States.
Meet John Doe is a 1941 American comedy drama film directed and produced by Frank Capra, and starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck.
Meet the Santas is an American television film starring Steve Guttenberg and Crystal Bernard.
Meijer Inc. is a regional American supercenter chain with its corporate headquarters in Walker, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.
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Metcalfe House is the name given to two residential houses built in the 19th century in Delhi; one is near Old Delhi Civil Lines and the other is in Mehrauli, South Delhi.
The Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto is a congregation of the worldwide Metropolitan Community Church movement located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and is a welcoming congregation openly affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual, heterosexual and transgender people.
MeTV (an abbreviation for Memorable Entertainment Television) is an American broadcast television network that is owned by Weigel Broadcasting and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Michael II (Μιχαήλ Β', Mikhaēl II), (770- 829), surnamed the Amorian (ὁ ἐξ Ἀμορίου) or the Stammerer (ὁ Τραυλός or ὁ Ψελλός), reigned as Byzantine Emperor from 25 December 820 to his death on 2 October 829, the first ruler of the Phrygian or Amorian dynasty.
Michael Karlan (born January 8, 1968) is a former attorney, now a party planner and founder and president of Professionals in the City.
Michele R. McPhee (born April 8, 1970) is an American author, talk radio host, and journalist from Boston, Massachusetts.
Mickey's Christmas Carol is a 1983 American animated featurette produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution.
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas is a 1999 direct-to-video animated Christmas anthology film produced by Walt Disney Video Premieres and won the Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 5th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival in 1999.
Michael Richard Adams (born 8 November 1961) is an English former professional footballer and football manager.
In many Western Christian traditions Midnight Mass is the first liturgy of Christmastide that is celebrated on the night of Christmas Eve, traditionally beginning at midnight when Christmas Eve gives way to Christmas Day.
The midwinter horn, in Dutch midwinterhoorn and in various dialects of German middewinterhorn, mittewinterhorn, mirrewinterhorn, midwinterhorn and mittwinterhorn, also known as the dewertshorn and adventshorn (Advent horn), is a wooden natural trumpet traditionally blown at the Christmas season in areas of the Netherlands and nearby parts of North Germany.
Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald is a fictional character on the NBC/DirecTV soap opera Passions.
Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko; October 18, 1939) is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator.
Michael Joseph Piazza (born September 4, 1968) is a former American professional baseball catcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1992 to 2007.
Military deception refers to attempts to mislead enemy forces during warfare.
The Minnie A. Caine was a four-masted wooden schooner built by Seattle shipbuilder Moran Brothers in 1900.
"Miracle on Evergreen Terrace" is the tenth episode of The Simpsons' ninth season.
Misa del Gallo (Spanish for "rooster's mass", also Misa de los Pastores, "shepherd's mass;" Portuguese: Missa do Galo) is a name for the Roman Catholic Mass celebrated around midnight of Christmas Eve and sometimes in the days immediately preceding Christmas.
Mister Mxyzptlk, sometimes called Mxy, is a fictional impish character who appears in DC Comics' Superman comic books, sometimes as a supervillain and other times as an antihero.
Moby Presents: Alien Sex Party, also called Porno, is a 2001 American independent comedy musical directed by Paul Yates and executive produced by Moby about the goings-on in an adult video store on Christmas Eve.
Mohammad Islam Khan (1957–2010) was an Indian glycobiologist and a scientist at the National Chemical Laboratory.
Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur.
Monterrey is the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León, Mexico.
The Montol Festival is an annual festival in Penzance, Cornwall, UK, held on the 21st of December each year since 2007.
Moose (December 24, 1990 – June 22, 2006) was a Parson Russell Terrier who portrayed Eddie Crane on the television sitcom Frasier.
The Moravian Church, formally named the Unitas Fratrum (Latin for "Unity of the Brethren"), in German known as Brüdergemeine (meaning "Brethren's Congregation from Herrnhut", the place of the Church's renewal in the 18th century), is one of the oldest Protestant denominations in the world with its heritage dating back to the Bohemian Reformation in the fifteenth century and the Unity of the Brethren (Czech: Jednota bratrská) established in the Kingdom of Bohemia.
More Ghost Stories is the title of M. R. James's second collection of ghost stories, published in 1911.
Morning Ireland is the breakfast news programme broadcast by RTÉ Radio 1 in Ireland and is noted as that country's most listened to radio programme.
Mornington Crescent is a game featured in the BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, a series which satirises panel games.
The Mosque of Omar (مسجد عمر Masjid Umar) is the only mosque in the Old City of Bethlehem, located on the west side of Manger Square, across the square from the Church of the Nativity.
Moweaqua is a city in Shelby and Christian counties, Illinois, United States.
MTV2 (formerly M2) is an American digital cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
The murder of Lesley Molseed, an 11-year-old British girl, occurred on 5 October 1975 in West Yorkshire, England.
Die Mörder sind unter uns, a German film known in English as Murderers Among Us in the United States or The Murderers Are Among Us in the United Kingdom was one of the first post-World War II German films and the first Trümmerfilm.
The Museum of the Peaceful Arts was a museum in Manhattan.
The music of the Cayman Islands, a Caribbean island chain, includes a wide selection of international pop music as well as unique folk styles.
My Christmas is the thirteenth studio album and first Christmas album released by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
The Andrea Bocelli & David Foster Christmas Special, is the PBS Great Performances Christmas special of Andrea Bocelli's first ever Holiday album, My Christmas, produced by multiple Grammy Award winner David Foster.
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games is a 2015 Canadian–American flash animated musical sports fantasy film sequel to 2014's My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks, written by Josh Haber and directed by Ishi Rudell.
"My Sweet Lord" is a song by English musician George Harrison.
Myrlie Louise Evers–Williams (née Beasley; born March 17, 1933) is an American civil rights activist of the Civil Rights Movement and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963.
Nacimiento (Birth) is a Chilean city situated in the Bío Bío Province, Bío Bío Region, south of Santiago, and from the closest major city in the region, Concepción.
The Nag Hammadi massacre was a massacre of Coptic Christians carried out on the eve of 7 January 2010, in the Egyptian city of Nag Hammadi.
is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
In the Czech Republic, each day of the year except national holidays corresponds to a personal name.
The Nanjing Anti-African protests were mass demonstrations and riots against African students in Nanjing, China, which lasted from December 1988, to the following January.
Nanzdietschweiler is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Kusel district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Nathaniel Samuel Fisher, Jr. is a fictional character on the HBO television series Six Feet Under, played by Peter Krause.
Games held by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Christmas Day, December 25, have been an annual tradition since the league's second season in 1947.
The National Christmas Tree is a large evergreen tree located in the northeast quadrant of The Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C. Each year since 1923, the tree has been decorated as a Christmas tree.
Christmas Day and Christmas Eve games in the National Football League are an occasional part of the league's schedule.
The National Museum of Archaeology is a Maltese museum of prehistoric artifacts, located in Valletta.
The Nativity Fast is a period of abstinence and penance practiced by the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic Churches, in preparation for the Nativity of Jesus (December 25).
Nativity of Jesus generally refers to Nativity of Jesus, as the biblical account of his birth.
A Nativity play or Christmas pageant is a play which recounts the story of the Nativity of Jesus.
Navidad is a Christmas music EP by the Mexican Christian rock band Rojo.
NBC Sunday Night Football (abbreviated as SNF) is a weekly television broadcast of National Football League (NFL) games on NBC in the United States.
The following is a detailed list of results and scores from National Football League games aired on NBC under the game package NBC Sunday Night Football. The list includes both regular season and post-season game results, both produced by NBC Sports, from the 2006 NFL season to the present.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New Zealand general election of 1875–76 was held between 20 December 1875 and 29 January 1876 to elect a total of 88 MPs in 73 electorates to the 6th session of the New Zealand Parliament.
Newport is a market town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England.
A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.
The following is a detailed list of results and scores from National Football League games aired on NFL Network's Thursday Night Football. Starting with the 2006 NFL season, NFL Network was awarded the rights to air Thursday night games (with some extra broadcasts on Saturday nights).
"Nice-Capades" is the fifth episode of the sixth season of the American comedy series Bob's Burgers and the 93rd episode overall.
Sir Nicholas Hardwick Fairbairn, (24 December 1933 – 19 February 1995) was a Scottish politician.
NickSplat (formerly The '90s Are All That and later The Splat) is a programming block that airs nightly on TeenNick.
Nikolas Tomas Stauskas (born October 7, 1993) is a Canadian professional basketball player who last played for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service of Christian worship celebrating the birth of Jesus that is traditionally followed at Christmas.
Arnulfo Acevedo Espinosa (August 15, 1953 – December 24, 1987) was a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher from the Dominican Republic signed as an amateur free agent with the New York Mets in September at the age of 17.
A 'nisse', tomte, tomtenisse or 'tonttu' is a mythological creature from Nordic folklore today typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season.
Nissene på låven is a Nordic Christmas calendar that aired on TVNorge in 2001, and is a spoof of reality TV.
Nite-Wing (Tad Ryerstad) is a fictional character appearing in the DC Comics series Nightwing.
Nittel Nacht is a name given to Christmas Eve by Jewish scholars in the 17th century, although Rabbi Samuel Eidels already observed the day by the late 16th century.
Nochebuena is a Spanish word referring to the night of Christmas Eve and celebrated on December 24 every year.
Noel is a 2004 Christmas-themed drama film written by David Hubbard and directed by Chazz Palminteri.
NORAD Tracks Santa is an annual Christmas-themed entertainment program, which has existed since 1955, produced under the auspices of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).
A Christmas calendar (julekalender, julkalender, julekalender, joulukalenteri, jóladagatal) is a form of Nordic televised advent calendars, first introduced in Sweden in 1957 with the radio series, Barnens adventskalender.
Norma Marie Talmadge (May 2, 1894 – December 24, 1957) was an American actress and film producer of the silent era.
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), known until March 1981 as the North American Air Defense Command, is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.
Northwest Airlines Flight 253 was an international passenger flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands, to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Michigan, United States.
Norwegians (nordmenn) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Norway.
"Not This Year" is a Christmas song written by Aly & AJ.
Nothing Lasts Forever is a 1979 thriller novel by Roderick Thorp, a sequel to his 1966 novel The Detective.
Nour Men Nour (Arabic: نور من نور / A Light From Light) is the fourteenth full-length studio album by Lebanese soprano Majida El Roumi released on December 6, 2013 by V.Productions.
Nowa Huta (literally The New Steel Mill) is the easternmost district of Kraków, Poland.
Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof (German for Nuremberg main station) or Nuremberg Central Station at www.lufthansa.com.
NY1 (also officially known as Spectrum News NY1 and spoken as New York One) is an American cable news television channel founded by Time Warner Cable, which itself is owned by Charter Communications through its acquisition in May 2016.
The NZPWI Invitational was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event hosted by the website New Zealand Pro Wrestling Informer (NZPWI).
The Oahu Bowl is a now defunct National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Bowl Subdivision (then known as Division I-A) bowl game played in Honolulu, Hawaii at Aloha Stadium.
Oberndorf bei Salzburg is a town in the Austrian state of Salzburg, about 17 km (11 mi) north of the City of Salzburg.
Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States, composed of the neighborhoods of Ocean Bluff, Brant Rock, Fieldston, and Rexhame in the town of Marshfield.
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Old Åsane Church (Åsane gamle kirke) is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The Old Dutch Church, officially known as the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston, is located on Wall Street in Kingston, New York, United States.
The Old Great Square (Vanha Suurtori, Gamla Stortorget) is a medieval market square located in the city centre of Turku, Finland.
"Old Santeclaus with Much Delight" is an anonymous illustrated children's poem published in New York in 1821, predating by two years the first publication of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("Twas the Night before Christmas").
Old Town is the historic original town site of Albuquerque, New Mexico, laid out by Spanish colonists in the 1700s.
Old Tup, sometimes termed the Derby Tup or the Derby Ram, is a folk custom found in an area of north-eastern England.
Ole Vig (6 February 1824 – 19 December 1857) was a Norwegian teacher, poet, non-fiction writer, magazine editor.
Olentzero (sometimes Olentzaro or Olantzaro) is a character in Basque Christmas tradition.
Olivier salad (салат Оливье Salat Olivye)It is called "Olivier salad" in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, as well as in Iran and the United States.
Omar bin Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden (عمر بن أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن, ʿUmar bin ʾUsāmah bin Muḥammad bin ʿAwaḍ bin Lādin; born 1981), better known as Omar bin Laden, is one of the sons of Osama bin Laden and his first wife and first cousin Najwa Ghanem (see Bin Laden family).
Once in Royal David's City is a Christmas carol originally written as a poem by Cecil Frances Alexander.
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas is an hour-long Sesame Street 2016 Christmas special and the first to air on HBO.
One Magic Christmas is a 1985 American/Canadian Christmas fantasy film directed by Phillip Borsos.
The Onion Pie Murder occurred on 7 January 1852 in Chiddingly.
Operation Autumn Return was a non-combatant evacuation operation of the United States armed forces conducted from September 22 to October 4, 2002, in Côte d'Ivoire.
The Order of the Spur is a Cavalry tradition within the United States Army.
The is a rapid transit line of Osaka Metro, running from Itakano Station in Higashiyodogawa-ku to Imazato Station in Higashinari-ku, all within Osaka city.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to meals: Meal – eating occasion that takes place at a certain time and includes specific, prepared food, or the food eaten on that occasion.
Oyster stew is a stew made with oysters.
P2 is a 2007 American-Canadian horror thriller film directed by Franck Khalfoun; written and produced by Khalfoun, Alexandre Aja, and Grégory Levasseur; and starring Rachel Nichols and Wes Bentley.
The Scout movement in Palestine started in 1912 at St. George's School in Jerusalem, and participated in the World Scout Jamborees in 1929 and 1933.
Paolo Vescovo Miraglia-Gulotti (March 22, 1857 – July 25, 1918) was a bishop for independent Catholic Churches in the Kingdom of Italy and the United States.
Parasite Eve is a 1998 action role-playing video game developed and published by Square.
On 24 December 2017, the President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, pardoned jailed ex president Alberto Fujimori.
Pasaje al amanecer is a 2017 Spanish drama film directed by Andreu Castro and starred by Nicolás Coronado, Iria Calero and Annette Duran.
Pasterka is a Midnight mass celebrated by Roman Catholics during Christmas between 24 and 25 December across Poland.
Pat Bond (February 27, 1925 – December 24, 1990) was an American actress who starred on stage and on television, as well as in motion pictures.
Patricia Louise "Pat" Butcher (also credited with the names Wicks and Evans), is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
"Patience" is a song by British boy band Take That.
Paul Fleming, also spelt Flemming (October 5, 1609 – April 2, 1640), was a German physician and poet.
Paul Julius Gottlieb Nipkow (22 August 1860 – 24 August 1940) was a German technician and inventor.
Paul Smith (born February 5, 1929) is an American comic character actor with a perpetually perplexed or, alternatively, bemused expression, who, during the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s, appeared in scores of television episodes, primarily sitcoms, including regular roles in five series, and was also seen in numerous theatrical features, television films and commercials, frequently in brief, sometimes unbilled, comedic bits.
The Paulinskill Viaduct, also known as the Hainesburg Viaduct, is a reinforced concrete railroad bridge that crosses the Paulins Kill in Knowlton Township, New Jersey.
Père Noël, "Father Christmas", sometimes called Papa Noël ("Daddy Christmas"), is a legendary gift-bringer at Christmas in France and other French-speaking areas, identified with the Father Christmas and/or Santa Claus of English-speaking territories.
Peace on Earth is a one-reel 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon short directed by Hugh Harman, about a post-apocalyptic world populated only by animals.
Peep Show is a British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
Penelope "Penny" Widmore is a fictional character on the ABC television series Lost played by Sonya Walger.
Period of Adjustment is a 1960 play by Tennessee Williams that was adapted in the film version of 1962.
Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1913 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality.
Perry Noble (born June 24, 1971) is an American preacher, author, and the former senior pastor at NewSpring Church, a megachurch located in Anderson, South Carolina.
Peter Andreas Heiberg (16 November 1758 – 30 April 1841) was a Danish author and philologist.
Lance Corporal Peter Goggins (1894 – 18 January 1917) was a British soldier who was executed for desertion during the First World War.
Peter Robert Johnson, is a Birkenhead-based businessman and football investor.
Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur (or Betancourt) y Gonzáles, O.F.B. (Pedro de San José de Betancur y Gonzáles, March 21, 1626 (Tenerife) – April 25, 1667 (Antigua Guatemala), called Hermano Pedro de San José Betancurt or more simply Hermano Pedro, Santo Hermano Pedro, or San Pedro de Vilaflor, was a Spanish saint and missionary in Guatemala. Known as the "St. Francis of Assisi of the Americas", he is the first saint native to the Canary Islands, is also considered the first saint of Guatemala and Central America. He was the founder of Order of Our Lady of Bethlehem.
Pettson and Findus (Pettson och Findus) is a series of children's books written and illustrated by Swedish author Sven Nordqvist.
Pierre Culliford (25 June 1928 – 24 December 1992) was a Belgian cartoonist who worked under the pseudonym Peyo.
Phil O'Donnell (3 June 1932 – 24 December 1982), was a volunteer in the 2nd Battalion, Derry Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army and a founding member of Saor Uladh from the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland.
Philip Michael Rivers (born December 8, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).
"Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" is a special Christmas-themed episode of the animated television series Phineas and Ferb. It was originally broadcast on Disney XD on December 6, 2009, on Disney Channel on December 11, 2009, and on ABC Family on December 18, 2009.
Pi Alpha Tau (ΠΑΤ) sorority was an international collegiate organization operating in the United States between, approximately, 1917 and 1950.
Pickwick is a British television musical made by the BBC in 1969 and based on the stage musical Pickwick, which in turn was based on The Pickwick Papers written by Charles Dickens.
Pickwick is a musical with a book by Wolf Mankowitz, music by Cyril Ornadel, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.
Pierogi (singular pieróg), also known as varenyky, are filled dumplings of Eastern European origin made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savory or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water.
A pig roast or hog roast is an event or gathering which involves the barbecuing of a whole pig.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski and the first film in the ''Pirates of the Caribbean'' film series.
Point Charles Light, also known as Charles Point Light, is an active lighthouse located on a headland at the northern end of the Cox Peninsula, northwest of Port Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Point Place is the fictional town in Wisconsin in which the television sitcom That '70s Show takes place.
Polish cuisine is a style of cooking and food preparation originating in or widely popular in Poland.
The "Pontifical Anthem and March" (Inno e Marcia Pontificale), also known as the "Papal Anthem", is the anthem played to mark the presence of the Pope or one of his representatives, such as a nuncio, and on other solemn occasions.
Pope Pius XII's 1942 Christmas address was a speech delivered by Pope Pius XII over Vatican Radio on Christmas 1942.
Poppy seed is an oilseed obtained from the poppy (Papaver somniferum).
Porter-Leath, formerly known as the Children's Bureau, is a non-profit organization based in Memphis, Tennessee that serves children and families in the area.
Poso Regency is a regency of Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia.
George Post Wheeler (August 6, 1869 – December 23, 1956) was an American journalist, writer and career diplomat.
Powder Blue is a 2008 American drama film with an ensemble cast featuring several interconnected story arcs.
Prüm Abbey is a former Benedictine abbey in Prüm, Lorraine, now in the diocese of Trier (Germany), founded by the Frankish widow Bertrada the elder and her son Charibert, Count of Laon, on 23 June 720.
The Presidential Mansion (translit) in Athens, Greece, is the official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic.
Prime, or the First Hour, is a fixed time of prayer of the traditional Divine Office (Canonical Hours), said at the first hour of daylight (approximately 6:00 a.m.), between the morning Hour of Lauds and the 9 a.m. Hour of Terce.
Princess Leopoldine of Baden (Leopoldine Wilhelmine Amalie Pauline Maximiliane; 22 February 1837, Karlsruhe - 23 December 1903, Strasbourg) was a Princess of Baden by birth and Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg by marriage.
Prljavo kazalište (Dirty theater) is a rock band from Zagreb, Croatia.
Promised Land is a 1987 drama film written and directed by Michael Hoffman and starring Kiefer Sutherland and Meg Ryan.
The Prussian Homage (Hołd pruski) is an oil on canvas painting by Polish painter Jan Matejko painted between 1879 and 1882 in Kraków (then part of Austria-Hungary).
is a fictional psychiatrist in a series of short stories by Japanese writer Hideo Okuda, originally published primarily in the literary magazine All Yomimono from August 2000 to January 2006 and later collected in three tankōbon:, and.
Below is a list of public holidays in Albania.
This is a list of public holidays observed in Austria.
Public holidays in the Åland Islands include: Aland Category:Åland Islands society Category:Åland Islands-related lists Category:Åland Islands law.
Public holidays in the Botswana are largely controlled by government sector employers who are given paid time off.
The official public holidays in Bulgaria are listed in the table below.
Public holidays in Canada, known as statutory holidays, stat holidays, or simply stats, consist of a variety of cultural, nationalistic, and religious holidays that are legislated in Canada at the federal or provincial and territorial levels.
*New Year's Day – 1 January.
Some of these days derive from politics, and some from Roman Catholic traditions that predate the current national church.
All official holidays in Estonia are established by acts of Parliament.
All official holidays in Finland are established by acts of Parliament.
This is a list of public holidays in Greenland.
This is a list of Public holidays in Guatemala.
Public holidays in Honduras are centered on Christianity and the commemoration of events in Honduran history.
Public holidays in Iceland are established by the act of Parliament (Alþingi). The holidays are currently x, two of which are only holidays after noon (although many workers get the whole day off).
This is a list of holidays in Latvia.
This is a list of public holidays in Liechtenstein.
List of official holidays in Lithuania: ---- The list of other observances (atmintinos dienos) is set by law and includes a total of 60 days, not including the public holidays above.
The following is a list of the public holidays in Macau (Macao), as set by the Ordem Executiva nº 60/2000 (Executive Order no. 60/2000).
Public holidays are observed in the Republic of Macedonia for a number of reasons, including for religious and national significance.
There are two types of public holidays in Malaysia, those at national and state levels.
In Mexico there are three major kinds of public holidays.
This is a list of public holidays in Montenegro.
Holidays in Poland are regulated by the Non-working Days Act of 18 January 1951 (Ustawa z dnia 18 stycznia 1951 o dniach wolnych od pracy; Journal of Laws 1951 No. 4, Item 28).
Puerto Rico celebrates all official U.S holidays, and a number of other official holidays established by the Commonwealth government.
National holidays in Slovakia See also Remembrance days in Slovakia.
This is a list of public holidays in Svalbard.
Public holidays in Sweden (helgdagar) in Sweden are established by acts of Parliament (the Riksdag).
Public holidays in the Czech Republic.
This is a list of public holidays in Faroe Islands.
The schedule of public holidays in the United States is largely influenced by the schedule of federal holidays, but is controlled by private sector employers who employ 62% of the total U.S. population with paid time off.
The table below shows a list of the most notable holidays in Venezuela.
Pummerin ("Boomer") is the name of the two largest bells in the history of the Stephansdom, St. Stephen's Cathedral, in Vienna.
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys is a 2004 non-canon crossover horror film based on the characters of David Schmoeller (Puppet Master) and David S. Goyer (Demonic Toys).
PuroSlam is the only nationally certified poetry slam operating in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Queen's Theatre is a theatre in Barnstaple.
Quince cheese is a sweet, thick jelly made of the pulp of the quince fruit.
QVC Germany is a branch of QVC, a multinational corporation specialising in televised home shopping.
Racuchy or racuszki is a traditional Polish dish from the same family of foods as the crêpe and similar to American pancakes.
Radio broadcasting is transmission by radio waves intended to reach a wide audience.
Rafe Kovich and Alison Barrington Kovich are a supercouple from the American soap opera Port Charles.
The raid on Cartagena was the successful counter-attack against vessels sent to defend the city of Cartagena de Indias (modern-day Colombia) and the subsequent blockade of the city by Laurens de Graaf and his pirate compatriots.
Raisa Vasylivna Bogatyrova (Раїса Василівна Богатирьова; Раиса Васильевна Богатырёва) (born on January 6, 1953) is a Ukrainian politician and former Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Health, Kyiv Post (14 February 2012) and former Secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.
Ralph Adams Cram (December 16, 1863 – September 22, 1942) was a prolific and influential American architect of collegiate and ecclesiastical buildings, often in the Gothic Revival style.
The Ranau District (Daerah Ranau) is an administrative district in the Malaysian state of Sabah, part of the West Coast Division which includes the districts of Kota Belud, Kota Kinabalu, Papar, Penampang, Putatan, Ranau and Tuaran.
Randy Steven Kraft (born March 19, 1945) is an American serial killer known as the "Scorecard Killer", "Southern California Strangler" and the "Freeway Killer" who committed the rape, torture, mutilation, and murder of a minimum of 16 young men in a series of killings spanning between 1972 and 1983, the majority of which had been committed in California.
Raymond Macdonald Alden (1873–1924) was an American scholar and educator.
Rebecca Alie Romijn (born November 6, 1972) is an American actress and former model.
Reckless is a 1995 American dark comedy film directed by Norman René.
The following is a list of recurring Saturday Night Live characters and sketches introduced during the thirty-ninth season of ''SNL'', which began on September 28, 2013.
Red Range is a village located on the Red Range Road in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia in Glen Innes Severn Shire.
Redeemer Lutheran Church is the church for the Lutheran parish of Langford, a community on the west shore of Victoria, British Columbia.
Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (October 6, 1866 – July 22, 1932) was a Canadian-born inventor, who did a majority of his work in the United States and also claimed U.S. citizenship through his American-born father.
The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, sub-Arctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia and North America.
Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director.
Joseph René Vilatte (January 24, 1854 – July 8, 1929), also known religiously as Mar Timotheus I, was a French–American Christian leader active in France and the United States.
The following are reportedly haunted locations in Pennsylvania.
Rex Ashley Ryan (born December 13, 1962) is a former American football coach and current ESPN analyst.
Ricardo Cruz (July 1, 1943 – July 21, 1993), aka Richard V. (Vincent) Cruz, was a Los Angeles, California attorney who fought for many Chicano Movement causes.
Richard Cumberland was Archdeacon of Northampton from 1707 until 1737.
Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall, England.
Richie (formerly titled as Santa Maria and Avargal) is a 2017 Indian Tamil/Malayalam neo-noir crime film directed by Gautham Ramachandran and written by Rakshit Shetty.
Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (also known as Richie Rich 2) is a 1998 direct-to-video film based on the Harvey Comics cartoon character Richie Rich.
Ridgley Ceylon Powers (December 24, 1836 – November 11, 1912) was a Union officer in the American Civil War and a Mississippi politician who served as that state's Governor from 1871 to 1874.
River Rose and the Magical Christmas is a Christmas children's picture book written by American singer Kelly Clarkson and published by HarperCollins on October 24, 2017.
Robert H. Hotchkiss was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.
Robert Mitchell (October 12, 1912 – July 4, 2009) was an American organist and choir director whose career spanned 85 years, from 1924 to 2009.
Rock Crystal (Bergkristall; 1845) is a novella by Austrian writer Adalbert Stifter, about two missing children on Christmas Eve.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a large Christmas tree placed annually in Rockefeller Center, in Midtown Manhattan.
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
In December 2008, then-Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff John Harris were charged with corruption by federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald.
Roger & Me is a 1989 American film written, produced, directed by and starring Michael Moore.
The Roman Martyrology (Martyrologium Romanum) is the official martyrology of the Catholic Church.
Roots: The Gift is a 1988 television film.
Rose Cookies is the typical Anglo Indian cookie and the favorite among Indian Christians during Christmas season.
Dr Dame Rosemary Rue, DBE, FRCP, FFPHM, FRCPsych, FRCGP FRCS (14 June 1928 – 24 December 2004) was a British physician and civil servant, most notable as the one-time regional general manager/medical officer of the Oxford Regional Health Authority.
Rossano Brazzi (18 September 1916 – 24 December 1994) was an Italian actor.
Sir Roy Emile Jack (12 January 1914 – 24 December 1977) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
The Royal Alcázar of Madrid (Spanish: Real Alcázar de Madrid) was a fortress located at the site of today's Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
The Royal Hours is a particularly solemn celebration of the Little Hours in the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches.
Royce Lafayette McMahen, known as Royce L. "Doc" McMahen (July 9, 1923 – November 13, 1999), was a veterinarian from Springhill who served as a Democrat from 1980 to 1996 as the sheriff of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, popularly known as "Santa's ninth reindeer", is a fabled reindeer created by Robert Lewis May.
Ruhlmann (April 22, 1985 – December 24, 2008) was an American millionaire Thoroughbred racehorse who holds the track record of 1:33.4 for one mile on dirt set on March 5, 1989 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
Russell Lee "Boobie" Clark (1898-December 24, 1968) was an American thief, bank robber and prison escapee.
Ruth Madoff (née Alpern; born May 18, 1941) is the wife of Bernie Madoff, the convicted American financial fraudster.
Rutsweiler am Glan is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Kusel district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
The Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic cathedral belonging to the Latin Rite and one of the oldest church buildings in New Delhi, India.
The Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic cathedral belonging to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rourkela and one of the oldest church buildings in Rourkela, India.
Sagan om Karl-Bertil Jonssons julafton (Christopher's Christmas Mission) is a 1975 Swedish animated short film directed by Per Åhlin, adapted from Tage Danielsson's short story of the same name, telling the tale of a boy who steals Christmas gifts from the wealthy to give to the poor people of Stockholm while working in a post office on Christmas Eve.
Saint Giles Episcopal Church was an Episcopal parish located in Moraga, California, United States, and part of the Episcopal Diocese of California.
Saint Maurice (also Moritz, Morris, or Mauritius) was the leader of the legendary Roman Theban Legion in the 3rd century, and one of the favorite and most widely venerated saints of that group.
Salată de boeuf (English: Beef salad) is a traditional Romanian dish, generally served during all festive and special occasions.
Salvage is a 2009 British horror film directed by Lawrence Gough, produced by Julie Lau and written by Colin O'Donnell and Alan Patterson.
"Same Old Lang Syne" is a song written and sung by Dan Fogelberg released as a single in 1980.
Samir Farid Geagea (سمير فريد جعجع Lebanese pron.:, also spelled Samir Ja‘ja‘; born on 25 October 1952 in Ain al-Remaneh) is a Lebanese militia leader and politician.
The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) is the world's first openly gay chorus, one of the world's largest male choruses and the group most often credited with creating the LGBT choral movement.
Sant Julià de Cerdanyola is a town and municipality in the ''comarca'' of Berguedà, in Catalonia.
Sant'Angelo is the eleventh historic district or rione of Rome, and is located in Municipio I. Often written as rione XI - Sant'Angelo, its coat of arms is an angel on a red background, holding a palm branch in its left hand.
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved ("good" or "nice") children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).
Santa Claus (sometimes known as Santa Claus vs. the Devil) is a 1959 Mexican fantasy film directed by Rene Cardona and co-written with Adolfo Torres Portillo.
Motion pictures featuring Santa Claus abound and apparently constitute their own subgenre of the Christmas film genre.
In traditional festive legend, Santa Claus's reindeer pull a sleigh through the night sky to help Santa Claus deliver gifts to children on Christmas Eve.
Santa Claus: The Movie (known on-screen as simply Santa Claus) is a 1985 British-American Christmas film starring Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, and David Huddleston in the title role.
Santa's Little Helper is a recurring character in the American animated television series The Simpsons.
Santa's Slay is a 2005 Canadian-American Christmas black comedy horror film that stars professional wrestler Bill Goldberg as Santa Claus.
Sarah Truax (February 12, 1872 – May 2, 1958) was an American actor whose career began in the mid-1890s and lasted well into the twentieth century.
Satanic holidays have been described by both Satanists and by Christian authors, as well as by historians of witchcraft, who in turn relied on Christian accounts.
Sølvguttene ("The Silver Boys") is a boys' choir founded by Torstein Grythe in June, 1940.
The Scarecrow (Dr. Jonathan Crane) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
Schüttorf is a town in the district of Grafschaft Bentheim in southwesternmost Lower Saxony near the Dutch border and the boundary with Westphalia (North Rhine-Westphalia).
Scott Mills is a Sony Radio Academy Award-winning radio show, broadcast Monday - Thursday afternoons on BBC Radio 1 from 1–4 pm.
Scott Lee Peterson (born October 24, 1972) is an American former fertilizer salesman who is currently on death row in San Quentin State Prison.
Scrooge is a 1913 British black and white silent film based on the 1843 novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Scrooge, or, Marley's Ghost is a 1901 British short silent drama film, directed by Walter R. Booth, featuring the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge confronted by Marley's ghost and given visions of Christmas past, present, and future, is the earliest known film adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novel A Christmas Carol.
The first season of the American comedy television series Scrubs premiered on NBC on October 2, 2001 and concluded on May 21, 2002 and consists of 24 episodes.
Sean Thomas Mannion (born April 25, 1992) is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).
Patrick Sean Payton (born December 29, 1963) is an American football coach and former player who is the current head coach of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).
The Second Battle of Fallujah—code-named Operation Al-Fajr (Arabic: الفجر "the dawn") and Operation Phantom Fury—was a joint American, Iraqi, and British offensive in November and December 2004, considered the highest point of conflict in Fallujah during the Iraq War.
The Serbs have many traditions.
Seth Aaron Rogen (born April 15, 1982) is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director.
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are figures from chapter 3 of the Book of Daniel, three Hebrew men thrown into a fiery furnace by Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, when they refuse to bow down to the king's image; the three are preserved from harm and the king sees four men walking in the flames, "the fourth...
Shake, Rattle and Roll 9 is a Filipino comedy horror film released in 2007 and the ninth installment of the Shake, Rattle & Roll film series.
Shannon Charles Thomas (July 27, 1971 – November 16, 2005) was a murderer executed by lethal injection by the U.S. state of Texas.
Sharon Farrell (born December 24, 1940) is an American television and film actress, and former dancer.
Sharpe's Enemy: Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812 is the fifteenth historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell, first published in 1984.
Customs and regulations for shopping hours for sunday (times that shops are open) vary from countries to cities.
The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is an outdoor performance venue in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Siedlce Ghetto (Getto w Siedlcach), was a World War II Jewish ghetto set up by Nazi Germany in the city of Siedlce in occupied Poland, east of Warsaw.
The Siege of Bastogne was an engagement in December 1944 between American and German forces at the Belgian town of Bastogne, as part of the larger Battle of the Bulge.
The Siege of Stralsund was a battle during the Great Northern War.
Siemieniotka is a Silesian soup made of hemp seed, often eaten at the traditional Christmas Eve meal, Wigilia.
Sierra is a 1974 television crime drama series focusing on the efforts of National Park Service rangers to enforce federal law and to effect wilderness rescues.
The Royal Sigismund Bell (Królewski Dzwon Zygmunt or Dzwon Zygmunta) is the largest of the five bells hanging in the Sigismund Tower of the Wawel Cathedral in the Polish city of Kraków.
Silent Mouse is a British 1988 television film directed and produced by Robin Crichton.
"Silent Night" (italic) is a popular Christmas carol, composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria.
Silent Night is a fact-based 2002 television film set on Christmas Eve in 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge of World War II.
Silent Night is a 2012 American horror film directed by Steven C. Miller and starring Jaime King, Malcolm McDowell, and Ellen Wong.
Silent Night, Bloody Night is a 1972 American horror film directed by Theodore Gershuny and co-produced by Lloyd Kaufman.
Silent Night, Deadly Night is a 1984 American slasher film directed by Charles E. Sellier, Jr., and starring Robert Brian Wilson, Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Linnea Quigley, Britt Leach and Leo Geter.
Silent Night, Deadly Night is an American horror franchise consisting of six feature films, action figures, clothing, stockings, Christmas ornaments, and other memorabilia.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation, released in the UK as Bugs, is a 1990 American horror film directed by Brian Yuzna, and written by Brian Yuzna, Woody Keith, and Arthur Gorson.
Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 is a 1987 black comedy horror slasher film edited, written, and directed by Lee Harry, and co-written by Joseph H. Earle.
Silesian cuisine is an umbrella term for all dishes with a specific regional identity belonging to the region of Silesia.
Simbáng Gabi (Filipino for "Night Mass") is a devotional nine-day series of Masses practiced by Roman Catholics and Aglipayans in the Philippines in anticipation of Christmas and to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary.
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", also known as "The Simpsons Christmas Special", is the series premiere episode of The Simpsons.
Single Girl was the title of a song by Martha Sharpe that was an international hit for American singer Sandy Posey from late 1966 to early 1967.
In legal definitions for interpersonal status, a single person is someone who is not in a relationship or is unmarried.
A singles event is an activity or program made available specifically to the romantically unattached, often with the underlying or explicit purpose of fostering dating or relationships among attendees.
Sins and Secrets (also styled Sins & Secrets) is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted February 17, 2011.
Sissi is a 1955 Austrian film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Uta Franz, Gustav Knuth, Vilma Degischer and Josef Meinrad.
Siwki or Siwek (literally Easter Greys, as in grey horses) is a regional tradition rooted in Polish folklore, in which a procession of dressed up individuals stops passers-by and performs tricks on them.
Skeleton Strings 2 is William Control's second acoustic album and is again a mixture of his own tracks and covers.
Skipping Christmas is a comedy novel by John Grisham.
Skomvær was the name of a steel-hulled barque built in 1890 for J. C. & G. Knudsen in Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway.
Skor-Sten i den tidlösa tiden ("Shoe-Sten in the Timeless Time") was the 1987 edition of Sveriges Radio's Christmas Calendar.
The slash is an oblique slanting line punctuation mark.
Smile (shortened from its original name of Smile of a Child) is an American Christian-based digital broadcast, digital cable and satellite television network owned and operated by the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
The presenter history of Smooth Radio includes many well-known British radio personalities who made their names on networks such as Radio 1, Radio 2, and other stations.
Snap-dragon (also known as Flap-dragon, Snapdragon, or Flapdragon) was a parlour game popular from about the 16th century.
"Snoopy's Christmas" is a song performed by The Royal Guardsmen in 1967.
Snow Wonder is a TV movie that aired November 20, 2005 on CBS.
On Christmas Eve, December 24, 1945, a fire destroyed the Sodder home in Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States.
Solomon Burke (born James Solomon McDonald, March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American preacher and singer who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s.
Some of My Best Friends Are... is a 1971 drama film written and directed by Mervyn Nelson and starring Fannie Flagg, Rue McClanahan, and Candy Darling.
Lacassá Soup (Sopa de lacassá, first) is a Macanese soup.
Sorel-Tracy is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada and the geographical end point of the Lake Champlain Valley at the confluence of the Richelieu River and the St. Lawrence River, on the western edge of Lac Saint-Pierre downstream and east of nearby Montreal.
The South Carolina Gamecocks football program represents the University of South Carolina in the sport of American football.
The Spanish influence on Filipino culture has been profound, having originated from the Spanish East Indies.
Sports Page was a sports highlights television program that aired on CKVU-TV Vancouver from September 1977 until August 31, 2001, and later on CHEK-TV Victoria, British Columbia, from September 2, 2001 until September 2, 2005.
Spurs For Jesus are an Australian Alternative country/cowpunk band with elements of satire.
The Sri Lankan Christmas tree is the world’s tallest artificial Christmas tree.
Srijemske Laze (Serbian Cyrillic: Сремске Лазе) is a village in Stari Jankovci municipality, Vukovar-Syrmia County, Croatia.
The SS Meredith Victory was a United States Merchant Marine Victory ship, a type of cargo freighter built for World War II.
St Eugene's Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral located in Derry, Northern Ireland.
St Joseph's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Hyderabad, India.
St Nicholas' Church, Kenilworth is a Church of England parish church in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England.
St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Parish Church of St.
Stagecoach West is an American Western drama television series that ran for thirty-eight episodes on the ABC network from October 4, 1960, until June 27, 1961.
Stalled is a 2013 British zombie comedy film directed by Christian James.
The State of New Jersey has 12 legal holidays of which 10 are federal holidays.
Station days were days of fasting in the early Christian Church, associated with a procession to certain prescribed churches in Rome, where the Mass and Vespers would be celebrated to mark important days of the liturgical year.
The statue of Alfred the Great, in the Wantage market place, was sculpted by Count Gleichen, a relative of Queen Victoria's, and unveiled on 14 July 1877 by the Prince and Princess of Wales.
Stavang Church (Stavang kyrkje) is a parish church in Flora Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.
Stealing Christmas is an American television film starring Tony Danza and Lea Thompson.
Field Marshal Stepan "Stepa" Stepanović (Степан Степа Степановић,; – 29 April 1929) was a Serbian military commander who fought in the Serbo-Turkish War, the Serbo-Bulgarian War, the First Balkan War, the Second Balkan War and World War I. Having joined the Serbian military in 1874, he fought against the forces of the Ottoman Empire in 1876.
Stephen Kenny (born 30 October 1971) is the current manager of Dundalk in the League of Ireland and former manager of Bohemians, Longford Town, Derry City, Dunfermline Athletic and Shamrock Rovers.
Stephen Joseph McMahon (born 20 August 1961) is an English former professional footballer, manager and current television pundit.
Steven Craig Morrison (born December 28, 1971) is a retired professional American football linebacker who played for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL) from 1995 to 1998.
Stockfish is unsalted fish, especially cod, dried by cold air and wind on wooden racks (which is called "hjell" in Norway) on the foreshore.
Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy (1999) is a novel in verse by Sonya Sones.
Stranger with My Face is a young-adult horror novel by Lois Duncan, first published in 1981.
A straw bear (German: Strohbär, plural Strohbären) is a traditional character that appears in carnival processions or as a separate seasonal custom in parts of Germany, mainly at Shrovetide but sometimes at Candlemas or Christmas Eve.
The Striezelmarkt in Dresden is one of Germany's oldest documented Christmas markets.
Sun Devil Stadium is an outdoor football stadium on the campus of Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, United States.
Sunday shopping or Sunday trading refers to the ability of retailers to operate stores on Sunday, a day that Christian tradition typically recognises as a day of rest.
Sunset Beach is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from January 6, 1997 to December 31, 1999.
Super Saturday or Panic Saturday is the last Saturday before Christmas, a major day of revenue for American retailers, marking the end of the shopping season they and many customers believe begins on Black Friday.
Superbook, also known as, is an anime television series from the early 1980s, initially produced by Tatsunoko Productions in Japan in conjunction with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the and more recently solely produced by CBN for global distribution and broadcast.
The Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization that seeks to reduce and ultimately end abortion in the U.S. by supporting anti-abortion politicians, primarily women, through its SBA List Candidate Fund political action committee.
Susan Slept Here is a 1954 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Dick Powell (in his last film role) and Debbie Reynolds.
Susanna Maiolo (born 1984) is a woman with Italian and Swiss citizenship who rushed towards Pope Benedict XVI twice.
Svikmøllen (meaning the Vicious Circle in English) is a satirical Danish annual magazine published by Aschehoug.
Swami Tyagananda is a Hindu monk of the Ramakrishna Order and presently the head of the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society in Boston.
Over 70% of Swedes belong to the Lutheran Church of Sweden, but seldom go to church.
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Symphony Hall is a Sirius XM Radio station featuring exclusively classical music.
Tadeusz Piotrowski (September 19, 1939 – July 10, 1986) was a Polish mountaineer and author of several books related to the subject.
is a Japanese professional wrestler better known by the ring name.
Tales from the Crypt is a 1972 British horror film, directed by Freddie Francis.
Tally Koren is an Israeli-born international singer-songwriter and voiceover artist.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Tellme Networks, Inc. was an American company founded in 1999 by Mike McCue and Angus Davis, which specialized in telephone-based applications.
Tequisquiapan (Otomi: Ntʼe) (Spanish) is a town and municipality located in the southeast of the state of Querétaro in central Mexico.
Terrorism is a major social issue in the Philippines and is linked to the Moro conflict and CPP-NPA-NDF rebellion.
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The Admiral's Caravan is a novel by Charles E. Carryl, written in 1891 and published by the Century Company of New York in 1892.
The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley is a series of musical mystery videos starring twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
The Armourer's House is a children's historical novel by Rosemary Sutcliff and first published in 1951.
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The Blue Racer is a series of 17 theatrical cartoons produced from 1972 to 1974.
The Bone Collector is a 1999 psychological thriller film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, directed by Phillip Noyce and produced by Martin Bregman.
The Box of Delights is a children's fantasy novel by John Masefield.
The Burglar's Christmas is a short story by Willa Cather.
The Cat on the Dovrefjell (also known as The Cat on the Dovre-Mountain and The Trolls and the Pussycat) is a Norwegian fairy tale collected by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe in Norske Folkeeventyr.
"The Changing of the Guard" is the 102nd episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.
"The Christmas Haunting" is the first episode in the sixteenth series of Midsomer Murders.
The Christmas Season Massacre is a 2001 horror comedy film written and directed by Jeremy Wallace, and co-written by Eric Stanze.
"The Christmas Story" is an episode from the American television program The Andy Griffith Show broadcast Monday December 19, 1960 on CBS.
The Collected Ghost Stories of M. R. James is the title of M. R. James' omnibus collection of ghost stories, published in 1931, bringing together all but four of his ghost stories (which had yet to be published).
The Crossings Park is located in the Town of Colonie, New York, outside of Albany.
The Dog Who Saved Christmas is a TV movie starring Dean Cain, Gary Valentine and the voice of Mario López.
The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence is a 1977 book by Carl Sagan, in which the author combines the fields of anthropology, evolutionary biology, psychology, and computer science to give a perspective on how human intelligence may have evolved.
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is a 2005 children's picture book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart.
The Emerald Atlas is the first novel of the children's fantasy trilogy The Books of Beginning by John Stephens.
"The Fir-Tree" (Danish: Grantræet) is a literary fairy tale by the Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875).
is an action-adventure game developed by Human Entertainment and released for the PlayStation in 1995.
The Floppy Show is an American children's television series starring Duane Ellett, broadcast on NBC affiliate WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa from 1957 to 1987.
The Gazette is a Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States.
The Genius Club is an American 2006 Christian-themed dramatic thriller film written and directed by Tim Chey.
The Ghost Ship is a 1943 American black-and-white psychological thriller film, with elements of mystery and horror, directed by Mark Robson, starring Richard Dix and featuring Russell Wade, Edith Barrett, Ben Bard and Edmund Glover, along with Skelton Knaggs.
"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, written by O. Henry (a pen name for William Sydney Porter), about a young husband and wife and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money.
The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the 1970s and early 1980s.
The seventh series of The Great British Bake Off aired from 24 August 2016, with twelve contestants competing to be crowned the series 7 winner.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy radio series written by Douglas Adams (with some material in the first series provided by John Lloyd).
The Ice Harvest is a 2005 thriller comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton, based on the novel of the same name by Scott Phillips.
The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999.
The Lemon Drop Kid is a 1951 comedy film based on the short story of the same name by Damon Runyon, starring Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell.
The Librarians is an American fantasy-adventure television series developed by John Rogers and broadcast on TNT, which premiered on December 7, 2014.
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is a 1902 children's book, written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark.
The Lights Before Christmas is an annual event that happens once a year at the Toledo Zoo in Toledo, Ohio.
The Lord at first did Adam make, alternatively The Lord at first had Adam made is a traditional English Christmas carol which was collected and first published in 1822 in Davies Gilbert's collection Some Ancient Christmas Carols...Formerly Sung in the West of England.
The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper is a computer-animated short produced by DreamWorks Animation.
The Magic Christmas Tree is a 1964 American Christmas-themed fantasy-adventure film about a boy who uses a magic ring to bring a Christmas tree to life.
The Max Headroom Show was a television series that debuted in the UK in 1985.
La vie heureuse de Léopold Z (English: The Merry World of Léopold Z) is a 1965 comedy-drama by Gilles Carle that played a key role in efforts to create a popular national cinema in Quebec.
The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 U.S. supernatural horror-mystery film directed by Mark Pellington, and starring Richard Gere and Laura Linney.
The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy comedy-drama film and an adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novel A Christmas Carol.
The News at Bedtime is a satirical comedy series on BBC Radio 4 written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, writers of the satirical Private Eye magazine.
The Night Before is a 2015 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Levine, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir.
The Night Before Christmas (Ночь передъ Рождествомъ, Noch pered Rozhdestvom) is a 1913 silent film made in the Russian Empire by Ladislas Starevich, based on the tale of the same name by Nikolai Gogol.
"The Night of the Meek" is episode 47 of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.
The Original Factory Shop is a discount department store that was established in 1969 and also trades as "tofs".
The Polar Express is a 2004 American 3D computer-animated film based on the 1985 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who also served as one of the executive producers on the film.
The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 American romantic comedy family film directed by Penny Marshall, and starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, and Courtney B. Vance.
The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced by ITV Studios for the BBC, which ran for three series from 1998–2000, and specials from 2006–12.
The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 Christmas family comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck.
The Seafarer is a 2006 play by Irish playwright Conor McPherson.
The Shepherd is a 1975 novella by Frederick Forsyth.
The Shopping Channel (also known as TSC) is a Canadian English language home shopping television channel owned by Rogers Media.
The Simple-Minded Murderer (Den enfaldige mördaren) is a Swedish drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 12 February 1982, directed by Hans Alfredson, starring Stellan Skarsgård, as the feeble-minded Sven Olsson.
The Slutcracker is a burlesque, satirical version of The Nutcracker that is the creation of Babes in Boinkland troupe director Vanessa White.
The Song of the Sibyl (El Cant de la Sibil·la) is a liturgical drama and a Gregorian chant, the lyrics of which compose a prophecy describing the Apocalypse, which has been performed at some churches of Majorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) and Alghero (Sardinia, Italy), and some Catalan churches, in Catalan language on Christmas Eve nearly uninterruptedly since medieval times.
The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney and released by Buena Vista Distribution.
The Tower ("Tower") is a 2012 South Korean disaster thriller film about a fire that breaks out in a luxury skyscraper in central Seoul on Christmas Eve.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a 2014 American slasher film, a meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name.
The Traveler is a 2010 horror film directed by Michael Oblowitz, written by Joseph C. Muscat, and starring Val Kilmer and Dylan Neal.
The Travels of Wiglington and Wenks is originally a series of story books for children, written by John Bittleston and Eliza Quek in 1987, which was later adapted into an online virtual world for kids.
At Carnegie Hall is the second album by The Weavers.
The Woman in Black is a 1989 British television horror film directed by Herbert Wise, and starring Adrian Rawlins, Bernard Hepton, David Daker and Pauline Moran.
The Wormworld Saga is a digital graphic novel by German graphics artist Daniel Lieske.
The Year Without a Santa Claus is a 90-minute 2006 live-action remake of the Rankin-Bass classic The Year Without a Santa Claus which premiered on NBC December 11, 2006.
Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald Crane is a fictional character and the main protagonist from the NBC/DirecTV soap opera, Passions.
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Thomas George Lanphier Jr. (November 27, 1915 – November 26, 1987) was a colonel and fighter pilot during World War II who was first given sole credit, then later partial credit, for shooting down the plane carrying Admiral Yamamoto, the commander in chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The Reverend Thomas J. Quinlan (April 23, 1929 – April 24, 2012) was a Roman Catholic priest of the Richmond diocese.
Thorbjørn Egner (12 December 1912 – 24 December 1990) was a Norwegian playwright, songwriter and illustrator known principally for his books, plays and musicals for children.
The Tió de Nadal (meaning in English "Christmas Log"), also known simply as Tió ("Trunk" or "Log", a big piece of cut wood) or Tronca ("Log"), is a character in Catalan mythology relating to a Christmas tradition widespread in Catalonia and some regions of Aragon.
Tibb's Eve, also known as Tip's Eve in other provinces.
Tiffany Mitchell (also Raymond) is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Martine McCutcheon from 1995 until 1999.
Anatilde Jane de Paula Diaz (born 14 November 1972), better known as Tilde de Paula and also Tilde de Paula Eby, is a Chile-born Swedish journalist, author, television presenter and host of many of TV4s flagship programs.
This is a timeline of Netflix, an American global provider of streaming films and television series.
This is a list of when the first color television broadcasts were transmitted to the general public.
The presidency of Bill Clinton began on January 20, 1993 at noon Eastern Standard Time, when Bill Clinton was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2001.
The presidency of George W. Bush began on January 20, 2001 when George W. Bush was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2009.
The presidency of Richard Nixon began on January 20, 1969 when Richard Nixon was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on August 9, 1974, when, in the face of almost certain impeachment and removal from office, he resigned the presidency (the first U.S. president ever to do so).
This is a timeline of the War in Donbass, from 1 January 2016.
This is a timeline of the War in Donbass, from 1 January 2018.
Tita Merello (born Laura Ana Merello; 11 October 1904 in Buenos Aires, Argentina – 24 December 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a prominent Argentine film actress, tango dancer and singer of the Golden Age of Argentine Cinema (1940–1960).
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Thomas Easton Carnaby (25 December 1913 – 1971) was an English professional footballer who played as a half back for Southampton in the final season before the Second World War.
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Travis Deion Henry (born October 29, 1978) is a former American football running back who played seven seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
Trethomas (Thomastown) is a small village northeast of Caerphilly, southeast Wales, situated in the Caerphilly county borough, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.
A triduum (plural: tridua) is a religious observance lasting three days.
Trinny & Susannah Undress... is a British reality makeover and fashion-themed television programme on ITV featuring fashion advisors Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine.
Severe Tropical Storm Fern was a damaging storm that struck Yap in the 1996 Pacific typhoon season.
Ivan Dmitriyevich (Иван Дмитриевич, nicknamed as Ivaska the Little Thief, Ивашка Ворёнок; –) was the only son of False Dmitry II of Russia ("Thief of Tushino") and his wife Marina Mniszech, daughter of Polish Voivode Jerzy Mniszech and his wife Jadwiga Tarło.
Tsoureki (τσουρέκι), also known as شوريك (Arabic), choreg or "chorek" (Armenian չորեկ), çörək (Azerbaijani), kozunak (Bulgarian козунак), cozonac (Romanian) or çörek (Turkish)), is a sweet, egg-enriched bread from Europe and Western and Central Asia. It is formed of braided strands of dough. There are also savoury versions. Such rich brioche-like breads are also traditional in many other countries, such as Hungary and the Czech Republic. Similar breads include the Croatian badnji kruh, the Portuguese folar de páscoa, brioche in both French and Italian cuisine, kulich in Russian cuisine and challah in Jewish cuisine.
TSS Manxman was a turbine steamer launched in 1904 for the Midland Railway and operated between Heysham and Douglas, Isle of Man.
TubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family, including the tuba, sousaphone, baritone, and euphonium, though some participants bring rarer members of the family such as the helicon, ophicleide, serpent and double bell euphonium.
Tveir á báti (English: lit. Two on a Boat, play of words lost in translation) is an Icelandic television series that first aired on Icelandic public television channel Sjónvarpið in December 1992.
The Twain–Ament indemnities controversy was a major cause célèbre in the United States of America in 1901 as a consequence of the published reactions of American humorist Mark Twain to reports of Rev.
Twelfth Night is a festival in some branches of Christianity marking the coming of the Epiphany.
Twelve concerti grossi, Op. 6, is a collection of twelve concerti written by Arcangelo Corelli, arranged for publication in 1714.
The Twelve Days of Christmas, also known as Twelvetide, is a festive Christian season celebrating the Nativity of Jesus Christ.
Twisted Metal is a vehicular combat video game developed by SingleTrac, produced by Sony Interactive Studios America (now 989 Studios) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation.
In Eastern Orthodox Church, the liturgical service known as the Typica (Slavonic: изобразительныхъ', Izobrazítel'nykhə, or Ob'ednitsa) is appointed to be served whenever the Liturgy is not celebrated.
Uhtred (fl. x 911–926, 930–50, and perhaps 955–58) was an ealdorman based in Derbyshire in the 10th century.
Umar Patek (born 1970) is an Indonesian member of Jemaah Islamiyah who was wanted in the United States, Australia, and Indonesia on terrorism charges.
Un Ladro in paradiso,(translated as "A Thief in Paradise"), is a 1952 Italian film.
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Unlikely Angel is a 1996 American made-for-television Christmas fantasy-comedy film starring Dolly Parton which premiered on CBS on December 17, 1996.
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Uskelanjoki is a river of Finland.
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USS Antona (1863) was a steamer captured by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
USS Aries (1863) was an 820-ton iron screw steamer built at Sunderland, England, during 1861-1862, intended for employment as a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
USS Ascella (AK-137) was a commissioned by the US Navy for service in World War II.
USS Askari (ARL-30) was one of 39 ''Achelous''-class landing craft repair ships built for the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Atascosa (AO-66) was an ''Atascosa''-class fleet oiler acquired by the U.S. Navy for use in World War II.
USS Avery Island (AG-76/AKS-24) was a ''Basilan''-class miscellaneous auxiliary acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II.
USS Bold (AM-424) was an ''Aggressive''-class minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for the task of clearing mines that had been placed in the water to prevent the safe passage of ships.
USS General E. T. Collins (AP-147) was a for the U.S. Navy in World War II.
USS General H. F. Hodges (AP-144) was a for the U.S. Navy in World War II.
USS Iron Age (1862) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
USS Kansas (1863) was a gunboat constructed for the Union Navy during the middle of the American Civil War.
USS Keystone State was a wooden sidewheel steamer that served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
USS Leo (AKA-60), an, was named for the constellation Leo.
USS Maumee was a steamer purchased by the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
USS Pitkin County (LST-1082) was an built for the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Quaker City (1854) was a heavy, sidewheel steamship leased by the Union Navy at the start of the American Civil War.
USS Refuge (AH-11), was a hospital ship of the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Ronquil (SS-396), a, was the only ship of the United States Navy named after the ronquil, a spiny-finned fish found along the northwest coast of North America.
USS Santiago de Cuba (1861) was a brig acquired by the Union Navy during the first year of the American Civil War.
USS Saugus was a single-turreted built for the Union Navy during the American Civil War.
USS Sebec (AO-87) was a acquired by the United States Navy for use during World War II.
USS Swallow (AM-65) was an built for the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Teak (AN-35/YN-30) was an ''Aloe''-class net laying ship which served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Ocean theatre of operations during World War II.
USS Tekesta (AT-93) was built during World War II for the United States Navy.
USS Telfair (APA/LPA-210) was a that saw service with the US Navy in World War II and the Korean War.
USS Torrance (AKA-76) was a of the United States Navy named after Torrance County, New Mexico.
USS Tuluran (AG-46) – also known as USS Lake Superior (ID-2995) – was a commercial cargo ship acquired by the U.S. Navy for service during both World War I, when she was known as USS Lake Superior, and also during World War II, when she was known as USS Tuluran.
USS Venus (AK-135) was a in the service of the United States Navy in World War II.
USS Virginia (SP-1965) was a two-masted, auxiliary schooner in the United States Navy.
USS Walker (DD-517), a ''Fletcher''-class destroyer, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Admiral John Grimes Walker (1835–1907).
USS William C. Miller (DE-259) was an constructed for the United States Navy during World War II.
USS William T. Powell (DE/DER-213), a of the United States Navy, was named in honor of Gunner's Mate William T. Powell (1918-1942), who was killed in action, aboard the heavy cruiser off Guadalcanal on 12 November 1942.
Uszka (meaning "little ears" in Polish) are small dumplings (a very small and twisted version of pierogi) usually filled with flavoursome wild forest mushrooms and/or minced meat.
V. is the debut novel of Thomas Pynchon, published in 1963.
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Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14.
Variety, the Children's Charity is an organization founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1927, when a group of eleven men involved in show business set up a social club which they named the "Variety Club".
Vasilopita (Βασιλόπιτα, Vasilópita, lit. '(St.) Basil-pie' or 'king pie', see below) is a New Year's Day bread or cake in Greece and many other areas in eastern Europe and the Balkans which contains a hidden coin or trinket which gives good luck to the receiver, like the Western European king cake.
The Vatican Christmas Tree, also called the Saint Peter's Square Christmas Tree, is the decorated tree that is erected annually in the Saint Peter's Square directly in front of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City to celebrate the Christmas holiday season.
"Vår julskinka har rymt" ("Our Christmas ham has escaped") is a Christmas song from 1988, recorded by Werner och Werner (Åke Cato and Sven Melander) and released as a single that year.
Velika Planina (literally 'big pasture') is a dispersed high-elevation settlement of mostly herders' dwellings on the karst Big Pasture Plateau in the Kamnik Alps in Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
Vesborg was a castle founded by King Valdemar Atterdag in the 1360s, on the southwestern coast of Samsø in Denmark.
Vespers is a sunset evening prayer service in the Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Eastern Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran liturgies of the canonical hours.
Victoria "Vicky" Austin is one of Madeleine L'Engle's frequently used fictional characters, appearing in eight books and referred to in at least one more.
Victor & Hugo: Bunglers in Crime (shortened name: Victor & Hugo) is a British animated series made by Cosgrove Hall Productions for Thames Television and screened on Children's ITV from 6 September 1991 to 29 December 1992, and was based on the five-time villains of Gaston and Pierre from Count Duckula; it was the company's second production to be assisted by the Spanish studio, Alfonso Productions, as well as their final cel-animated project before the collapse of Thames Television (who lost the 1991 ITV regional franchise round as a result of bidding too low a month after it premiered, and as such, none of its 30 episodes were ever seen more than once in the United Kingdom).
Marie-Victor-Nicolas de Faÿ, marquis de La Tour-Maubourg (22 May 1768 at Château de La Motte-de-Galaure, near Grenoble – 11 November 1850 at Dammarie-lès-Lys, Île-de-France) was a French cavalry military commander under France's Ancien Régime before rising to prominence during the First French Empire.
Karin Victoria Silvstedt (born 19 September 1974)Expressen, 29 October 2004.
Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas is a comedy sketch show written by and starring comedian Victoria Wood, broadcast on Christmas Eve 2009.
A vigil, from the Latin vigilia meaning wakefulness (Greek: pannychis, παννυχίς or agrypnia ἀγρυπνία), is a period of purposeful sleeplessness, an occasion for devotional watching, or an observance.
Vincent Terrell Jackson (born January 14, 1983), is a former American football wide receiver who played for 12 seasons in the National Football League.
Virgin Megastores was a retail chain that operated in the United Kingdom from 1971 to 2007.
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363 (VMM-363) is a United States Marine Corps tiltrotor squadron consisting of MV-22B Ospreys.
William Daniel ("W.D.", "Bud", "Deacon") Jones (May 12, 1916 – August 20, 1974) was a member of the Barrow Gang, whose spree throughout the southern Midwest in the early years of the Great Depression became part of American criminal folklore.
WAGT, channel 26, was a television station licensed to Augusta, Georgia, United States.
Waiting for Santa (known as: Barney's Happy Christmas in Australia) is the first Barney and the Backyard Gang Christmas Eve special.
Walter Edward Hussman Sr. (July 20, 1906 – July 2, 1988), was a mass media magnate from Camden, Arkansas, whose holdings included six daily newspapers in Arkansas, several radio and television stations, including the NBC outlet KTAL-TV in Texarkana, Texas, and seventeen cable systems in four states.
Washington's Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732.
A watchnight service is a late-night Christian church service.
WBZ (1030 kHz) is a Class A clear channel AM radio station licensed in Boston, Massachusetts.
A weekly newspaper is a general-news publication that is published once or twice a week.
Weihnachten is the observance of what is commonly known in English as Christmas Eve in the German-speaking countries like Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
WFAN-FM (101.9 MHz), also known as "Sports Radio 66 and 101.9 FM" or "The Fan", is a commercial FM sports radio station licensed to New York City.
What They Had is a 2018 American drama film written and directed by Elizabeth Chomko, and starring Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, Blythe Danner, Taissa Farmiga, and Josh Lucas.
När mörkret faller (When Darkness Falls) is a 1960 Swedish thriller film directed by Arne Mattsson.
While She Was Out is a 2008 American thriller film starring Kim Basinger and Lukas Haas.
White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.
A white Christmas is a Christmas with the presence of snow: either on Christmas Eve or on Christmas Day, depending on local tradition.
Whitford Kane (born Thomas Wheeler Kane, January 30, 1881 – December 17, 1956) was a noted Irish-born American stage and screen character actor remembered for playing the First Gravedigger in numerous productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and by the students that attended his drama classes over a career that spanned nearly six decades.
WHTZ (100.3 FM) – branded Z100 – is a commercial Top 40 (CHR) radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey and serving the New York City metropolitan area.
Wigilia is the traditional Christmas Eve vigil supper in Poland, held on December 24.
Henry Wilfrid Brambell (22 March 1912 – 18 January 1985) was an Irish television and film actor best known for his role in the television series Steptoe and Son.
Wilfrid Denys Pawson (26 November 1905 – 24 December 1959) was Archdeacon of Lindisfarne from 1956 until his death.
William H. Jones (1842 – December 23, 1911) was an American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 2nd U.S. Cavalry during the Indian Wars.
William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada.
General William Hood Simpson (May 18, 1888 – August 15, 1980) was a senior United States Army officer who served with distinction in both World War I and World War II.
William Lobb (1809 – 3 May 1864) was a Cornish plant collector, employed by Veitch Nurseries of Exeter, who was responsible for the commercial introduction to England of Araucaria araucana (the monkey-puzzle tree) from Chile and the massive Sequoiadendron giganteum (Wellingtonia) from North America.
William Francis "Willie" Sutton, Jr. (June 30, 1901 – November 2, 1980) was an American bank robber.
The winter of 2009–10 in the United Kingdom (also called The Big Freeze of 2010 by British media) was a meteorological event that started on 16 December 2009, as part of the severe winter weather in Europe.
WJTC, virtual channel 44 (UHF digital channel 45), is an independent television station located in Pensacola, Florida, United States and also serving Mobile, Alabama.
WJZY, virtual channel 46 (UHF digital channel 47), is a Fox owned-and-operated television station serving Charlotte, North Carolina, United States that is licensed to Belmont.
In Bavarian folklore of the Early Modern period, a Wolfssegen (also Wolfsegen, Wolf-Segen) was an apotropaic charm against wolves; conversely, a Wolfbann (Wolf-Bann) was a malevolent spell causing a wolf attack.
On December 24, 2001, arsonists set fire to Woodbine Building Supply Co. in Toronto, Ontario, causing an explosion and leading to one of the largest fires in the city's history.
Woolaston is a village and civil parish in the Forest of Dean district of Gloucestershire in South West England.
A working animal is an animal, usually domesticated, that is kept by humans and trained to perform tasks.
WPIX, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to New York City and owned by Tribune Broadcasting.
The Wright StreetCar is an articulated bus developed by Wrightbus and Volvo Buses for FirstGroup.
WTOV-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is a television station licensed to Steubenville, Ohio, United States.
WTVJ, virtual channel 6 (UHF digital channel 31), is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Miami, Florida, United States and also serving Fort Lauderdale.
WUTB, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 46), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Xe or XE may refer to.
, known by the mononym Yoshiki, is a Japanese musician, songwriter, composer and record producer.
You Don't Know Jack (commonly abbreviated YDKJ) released in Japan as, is a series of computer games developed by Jackbox Games (formerly known as Jellyvision Games) and Berkeley Systems, as well as the title of the first You Don't Know Jack game in the series.
Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp is a 1993 epistolary novel by C. D. Payne.
Jul, the Danish Yule and Christmas, is celebrated throughout December starting either at the beginning of Advent or on December 1 with a variety of traditions.
The Yule Cat (Jólakötturinn) is a monster from Icelandic folklore, a huge and vicious cat said to lurk about the snowy countryside during Christmas time and eat people who have not received any new clothes to wear before Christmas Eve.
The Yule Log is a television program originating in the United States, which is broadcast traditionally on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning.
The Zamboangueño people or Zamboangueño nation (Chavacano/Spanish: Pueblo/Nación Zamboangueño) are a creole ethnolinguistic nation of the Philippines originating in Zamboanga City.
Zavvi was an entertainment retail chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, originally Virgin Megastores.
A zduhać (Cyrillic: здухаћ) and vetrovnjak (ветровњак) in Serbian tradition, and a dragon man in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian traditions, were men believed to have an inborn supernatural ability to protect their estate, village, or region against destructive weather conditions, such as storms, hail, or torrential rains.
Zdzisław Beksiński (24 February 1929 – 21 February 2005) was a Polish painter, photographer and sculptor, specializing in the field of dystopian surrealism.
Zero Tolerance (Noll tolerans) is a Swedish action film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 29 October 1999, directed by Anders Nilsson.
Ziemassvētki, also Ziemsvētki is an annual festival in Latvia which observes the winter solstice and birth of Jesus Christ.
Zofia Glazer née Olszakowska (12 April 1915 – 20 November 2007) and Cypora Zonszajn née Jabłoń (1915–1942) were two close friends from the prewar Gymnasium of Queen Jadwiga in the city of Siedlce, in the Second Polish Republic.
Zsuzsa Mary also known as Zsuzsi Mary (13 October 1947 – 24 December 2011) was a Hungarian pop singer.
The 101st Infantry Regiment was a formation of the United States Army, Massachusetts Army National Guard.
12 Dates of Christmas is a television film starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
The 1562 Riots of Toulouse are a series of events (occurring largely in the span of a week) that pitted members of the Reformed Church of France (often called Huguenots) against members of the Roman Catholic Church in violent clashes that ended with the deaths of between 3,000–5,000 citizens of the French city of Toulouse.
173 Hours In Captivity: The Hijacking of IC 814 is a 2000 book written by Neelesh Misra, a New Delhi-based correspondent of the Associated Press.
The 1900s (pronounced "nineteen-hundreds") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1900, and ended on December 31, 1909.
The 1927–28 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 27th season (24th consecutive) in the Football League.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1948.
The 1950 Cleveland Browns season was the team's first in the National Football League (NFL) after playing the previous four years in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC), which folded after the 1949 season.
The 1950 National Football League Championship Game was the 18th National Football League (NFL) title game, played on Sunday, December 24th at Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.
The 1950 National Football League playoffs took place after the 1950 regular season ended with a tie for first place in both the American and National conferences.
The 1950–51 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of six days with five hours play each day and eight ball overs.
The 1951–52 season was Port Vale's 40th season of football in the Football League, and their seventh full season in the Third Division South.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1955.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1960.
The 1974–75 Ashes series consisted of six cricket Test matches, each match lasted five days with six hours of play each day and eight ball overs.
The 1974–75 Australian region cyclone season was an above average tropical cyclone season.
The 1981 strike at the Piast Coal Mine in Bieruń was the longest underground protest in the postwar history of Polish mining, and the longest strike of the martial law in Poland.
The 1994 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 62nd in the National Football League (NFL).
The 1997 Women's Cricket World Cup, known also as the Hero Honda Women's World Cup, was that year's World Cup in Women's One-day International cricket, and was held in India.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was the franchise's 26th season in the National Football League.
The 2004 Christmas Eve United States winter storm was a rare weather event that took place in Louisiana and Texas in the United States on December 24, 2004, before the storm moved northeast to affect the coastal sections of the Mid-Atlantic states and New England in the succeeding few days.
The 2005 Denver Broncos season was the franchise's 36th season in the National Football League and the 46th overall.
The 2005 Indianapolis Colts season was the franchise's 53rd season in the National Football League and 22nd in Indianapolis.
The 2005 Philadelphia Eagles season was the 73rd season for the team in the National Football League (NFL).
The 2005 Seattle Seahawks season saw them win a conference championship for the first time in the team's history.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was the franchise's 30th season in the National Football League.
The 2006 Chicago Bears season was their 87th regular season and 25th post-season completed in the National Football League.
The New York Jets season was the franchise's 37th season in the National Football League and the 47th season overall.
The 2006 Tampa Bay Buccaneers season was the franchise's 31st season in the National Football League The team failed to improve on their 11–5 record in 2005, tumbled to a 4–12 record, and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
This article lists some of the events that took place in the Netherlands in 2007.
The 2007–08 NCAA football bowl games concluded the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS regular season in college football.
Around the world are countless groupings of individuals who deal exclusively or through a mix of legitimate and illegal activities.
The 2011–12 Phoenix Suns season was the 44th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as well as the last season the Suns had point guard Steve Nash on the team.
In the early morning of December 24, 2012, firefighters responding to a fire in West Webster, New York, a suburb of Rochester, were fired upon by 62-year-old William H. Spengler, who was believed to have deliberately set the fire.
The 2012–13 season was the 130th season in Bristol Rovers' history and their 86th in the Football League.
Events in the year 2013 in Norway.
The 2014 University of Minnesota rape case was a highly mediatized case involving Daniel "Dan" York Drill-Mellum, a student of University of Minnesota and fraternity member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.
The 2014–15 Phoenix Suns season is the 47th season of the franchise in the NBA.
The 2014–15 season was the 135th season of competitive football by Rangers.
The 2015 season is Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense's 112th season in existence and the club's 10th consecutive season in the top division of Brazilian football.
The 2015–16 season was the 136th season of competitive football by Rangers.
The 2016 NFL season was the 97th season in the history of the National Football League (NFL).
The 2017 Chicago Bears season was the franchise's 98th season in the National Football League and the third and final under head coach John Fox.
On December 23, 2017, a fire started at the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) shopping mall in Davao City, Philippines.
The 2017 Detroit Lions season was the franchise's 88th season in the National Football League, their 84th as the Detroit Lions and the fourth and final under head coach Jim Caldwell.
The 2017 NFL season was the 98th season in the history of the National Football League (NFL).
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
2046 is a 2004 Hong Kong romantic drama film written and directed by Wong Kar-wai.
The 232nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment of the United States Army during World War II.
The 37th Armor is an armor (tank) regiment of the United States Army.
The 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (551st PIB) was, for many years, a little-recognized airborne forces unit of the United States Army, raised during World War II, that fought in the Battle of the Bulge.
The was the 66th edition of NHK's Kōhaku Uta Gassen, held on December 31, 2015, live from NHK Hall from 19:15 (JST) to 23:45 (JST), with a 5-minute break for latest news.