Today is Winter Solstice - the Shortest Day of the Year! Dec 21, 2013 22:38:35 GMT -1 Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by Whisker on Dec 21, 2013 22:38:35 GMT -1 Winter Solstice 2013: All About the Shortest Day of the YearThe Winter Solstice 2013, which falls on 21 December, marks the first day of winter as the sun rises on this shortest day of the year.Thousands of revellers turn up every year at Stonehenge in southern England to see the sunrise and sunset on the day at the 4,000-year-old solar monument on Salisbury plain. linkNewgrange in Ireland also had it's special celebration at sunrise this morning.Happy Winter Solstice, Everybody! From now on the nights get shorter and every day gets longer! I love this!