5 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Christmas

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Christmas is the most celebrated eve of Christians. It is celebrated on the 25th day of December. It is also popular among other religion as it is most celebrated holiday. The birth of the Jesus is commemorated as annual celebration, although the exact date of his birth is unknown but estimated between 7 and 2 BC. It is believed that the 25th December was chosen in the 4th century. On this eve of celebration, people exchange gifts, go on vacation, prepare Christmas tree and enjoy feast with friends and family members.

 

  1. The Christmas word originates from the words Christ’s Mass. In old English, it was normally known as Cristesmæsse, which usually means ‘Christian Mass’.
  2. Santa Claus is a common figure known across the world and is usually associated with Christmas as a decorative figure. Some of the other popular Christmas figures are Saint Nicholas, Christkind and Father Christmas.
  3. Word Noel is originated from the Latin word ‘natalis’ means ‘day of birth’.
  4. Edward Johnson has invented the Christmas lights in 1882.
  5. A pamphlet dates back to 1570 points the first evidence of the Christmas tree
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