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December 2019

Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, literally "Christ's mass") is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ,[5][6] celebrated generally on December 25[2][3][4] as a religious and cultural holiday by billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide.[7] Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world's nations,[8][9][10] is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians,[1][11][12] and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season.

The precise year of Jesus' birth, which some historians place between 7 and 2 BC, is unknown.[13][14] By the early-to-mid 4th century, Western Christianity had placed Christmas on December 25, a date later adopted in the East.[15][16] The date of Christmas may have initially been chosen to correspond with the day exactly nine months after the Annunciation, the date Christians believe Jesus to have been conceived,[17] as well as the date of the southern solstice, i.e., the Roman winter solstice), with a sun connection being possible because Christians consider Jesus to be the "Sun of righteousness" prophesied in Malachi 4:2.[17][18][19][20][21]

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Thursday December 26, 2019 (12/26/2019)
Method: December 26th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
January 2020
February 2020
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Sunday February 9, 2020 (2/9/2020)
Method: 3rd Sunday before Lent
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Sunday February 16, 2020 (2/16/2020)
Method: 2nd Sunday before
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
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Wednesday February 26, 2020 (2/26/2020)
Method: 46 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: (Lasts 40 days excluding Sundays)
Length: 46 days
Period: 1 year
April 2020
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Sunday April 5, 2020 (4/5/2020)
Method: 7 days before Easter (Western)
Notes: [Sunday before Easter]
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
May 2020
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Sunday May 31, 2020 (5/31/2020)
Method: 7th Sunday after Easter (Western)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
June 2020
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Sunday June 7, 2020 (6/7/2020)
Method: 7 days after
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
October 2020
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Saturday October 31, 2020 (10/31/2020)
Method: October 31st on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year
November 2020
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Sunday November 29, 2020 (11/29/2020)
Method: November 30th on Gregorian calendar
Notes: [Sunday nearest November 30th]
(4 Sundays before Christmas)
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

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