December 31, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Thursday, December 31, 2020, was 9 months ago. It was the 0th day and 12th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 31st day of Winter and there are 60 days left till Spring. December 31, 2020 zodiac sign is Capricorn. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about December 31, 2020, including popular events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at December 31 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 0th day of the year
Day of week 53rd Thursday of 2020
Week index 1st week of 2020
Season 31st day of Winter
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Capricorn ♑
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Saturn
Numerology 11
December Birthstone Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
December Birth flower Narcissus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write December 31, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

December 31st zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for December 31 is Capricorn ♑. Capricorns are responsible, disciplined and good managers, though sometimes are also known for being know-it-all, unforgiving, and condescending. Capricorns are thought to be the most serious sign of the zodiac. Saturn is the ruling planet of Capricorn.

Top news headlines from December 31, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on December 31st:

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December 31st events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on December 31.

1958 – Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista tells his Cabinet he is fleeing the country.

1861 – 22,990mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in India in 1861, a world record.

1775 – Battle of Quebec in American Revolutionary War; Americans defeated trying to take British stronghold.

Stock markets on December 31, 2020

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

December 31, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day: New Year’s Eve

Popular Tweets on Dec 31, 2020

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


December 31, 2020 in Music

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December 31 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
December 31, 2020 life path number is 11. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 11 is thought to be the most intuitive of all Life Path Numbers and can sense a great deal about what’s going on behind the scenes. You are dedicated, loyal and can easily able to pick up on deeper cues.


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