We, the peoples of the United Nations . . . reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal right of men and women and of nations large and small. Charter of the United Nations (June 1945) Join us . . . Human Rights Day December 10 About Human Rights Day: In the words of the United Nations general assembly resolution, human rights education is designed to be a life-long process by which people at all levels of development and in all strata of society learn respect for the dignity of others and the means of ensuring that respect in all societies. Human rights education is intended to encourage fundamental freedoms for all people. On this day and every day.
On Pearl Harbor Day, December 7 . . . We honor their memory . . . On December 7, 1941, the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii, was attacked by Japanese planes. Nearly two hundred ships and aircraft were destroyed, including the U.S.S. Arizona. More than 2,300 Americans lost their lives. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that the U.S. had entered World War II. While addressing Congress, he uttered one of the most famous lines in U.S. history: "[December 7] is a date which will live in infamy."
December 22nd Christmas Tree Lights Day Honoring Thomas Edison, who created the first Christmas tree lights in 1882. You know, it's only fitting that Edison invented Christmas tree lights. It takes a genius to untangle them! Merry Christmas Tree Lights Day!