St Nicholas Day for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, December 6th.
For Western Christians, St Nicholas's Day is held on December 6th annually celebrating the feast day of St Nicholas. The day celebrates St Nicholas’s bringing of gifts with many thinking that modern day Santa Claus came from this Saint.
Eastern Christian Churches will celebrate the day on December 19th as they follow the Julian calendar.
Saturday, December 6th is day number 341 of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -6 months, -18 days until St Nicholas Day 2008.
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|St Nicholas Day|
|Name(s):||St Nicholas Day, Feast of Saint Nicholas|
|When:||December 6th annually|
December 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 1||Cyber Monday 2008||Observance||-3858|
|Dec 6||St Nicholas Day 2008||Christian||-3853|
|Dec 7||Day of Arafat 2008||Muslim||-3852|
|Dec 7||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2008||Observance||-3852|
|Dec 9||Eid al-Adha 2008||Muslim||-3850|
|Dec 17||Wright Brothers Day 2008||Observance||-3842|
|Dec 21||Winter/Summer Solstice 2008||Season||-3838|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve 2008||Christian||-3835|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3834|
|Dec 26||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2008||Observance||-3833|
|Dec 31||New Years Eve 2008||Observance||-3828|