Introduced in December 1979, Asteroids quickly became standard equipment in bars, arcades, and airports all over the country.
In December 2011, Forbes declared it the ninth-safest city in America.
They also nearly always cite a December 2009 interview in which the president called out "fat cat" bankers.
We wanted to take it a step further and went to the Yukon in December 2007.
On October 3, the National Retail Federation forecast that sales in November and December would rise 3.9 percent from 2012.
But on the twenty-first of December, the snow began to fall.
On the 13th of December, 1882, Mr. Gladstone's political jubilee was celebrated.
Thomas and Nina were married at her home in Bangor, December 26, 1872.
December 29, 1893, Mr. Gladstone attained the eighty-fourth year of his age.
Earthquakes in November and December of 1967 demolished 3,500 homes.
c.1000, from Old French decembre, from Latin December, from decem "ten" (see ten); tenth month of the old Roman calendar, which began with March.
The -ber in four Latin month names is probably from -bris, an adjectival suffix. Tucker thinks that the first five months were named for their positions in the agricultural cycle, and "after the gathering in of the crops, the months were merely numbered."
If the word contains an element related to mensis, we must assume a *decemo-membris (from *-mensris). October must then be by analogy from a false division Sep-tem-ber &c. Perhaps, however, from *de-cem(o)-mr-is, i.e. "forming the tenth part or division," from *mer- ..., while October = *octuo-mr-is. [T.G. Tucker, "Etymological Dictionary of Latin"]