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A Brief History Of Christmas

One of the biggest holidays of the western world, Christmas manages to be deeply rooted in both Christian religious beliefs as well as culturally significant to he western world at large.There are very few people in the world today who do not know what the Christmas holiday is all about. Christmas, as we know it today, is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, which happened over 2000 years ago. Full Story »

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    History of the Christmas Tree

    When it comes to talking about the history of Christmas it would not be complete without mentioning the history of the Christmas tree. This is one of the most well-known symbols of Christmas time. Full Story »

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    History Of The Christmas Card

    The very first Christmas card was created in England in 1843 and the picture on the front of the card was drawn up by John Calcott Hawsley. It was commissioned by Sir Henry and showed the poor being fed and clothed with a middle panel featuring a family enjoying the Christmas festivities. Full Story »

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    History of Holiday Shopping and Black Friday

    Everyone likes to shop for presents for the holiday season but few people know the history of holiday shopping. While most people will have heard of Black Friday most will not know its actual origins or when the term was first used. Full Story »

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    History Of The Christmas Gift

    Many people will be surprised to learn that the tradition of giving gifts at Christmas dates back to 280AD. This was when St Nicholas, a wealthy priest, would sneak into people’s homes and leave gifts for them.This was when St Nicholas, a wealthy priest, would sneak into people’s homes and leave gifts for them. Full Story »

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The history of Santa Claus begins in the 4th century in Turkey, when he was known as Saint Nicholas.

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