- 4 December 1970 Llawrent di Arabia dies.
- 1 December 1971 Trucial Sheikhdoms are officially independent from the Federated Kingdoms
- 2 December 1971 - The Trucial Sheikhdoms join the Thousand Emirates.
- 6 December 1958 - Mali becomes independent from CSDS.
- 24 December 1920 - In the State of Iraaq Sunni troops inflicted a heavy defeat to Kemrese troops in the so-called Christmas Eve Disaster.
- 25 December 2008 - Independence declared in Commonwealth of Four Palms, once part of the occupied territory of South Florida.