According to the Law of Ukraine, in cases where a public holiday falls on the weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the weekend is extended by one day.
Red marks the official holidays wich are days off.
Brown marks the official holidays which are working days.
Green marks the celebrations, which change date.
• Yevgen Pluzhnik was born (1898/12/26 – 1936/02/02) – Ukrainian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator and lexicographer.
• Yury Aseev was born (1917/12/26 – 2005/10/04) – Architect's historian, architect, honored architect of Ukraine (1991), honorary academician at the Ukrainian Architecture Academy (since 1992). Babi Yar Righteous (2001).
• The Kerch-Feodosia operation began (1941) and ended on January 2, 1942 with a major setback.
• Re-election of second round of presidential elections in Ukraine (2004).