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By Paul Andrews

ISBN-10: 1782343490

ISBN-13: 9781782343493

This publication is a brief learn on Christmas proof you did now not recognize! What are the names of Santa's Reindeers? are you aware who made the 1st Christmas playing cards? discover those proof and extra during this fast learn truth ebook!

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50 Quick Christmas Facts The first reference to Christmas trees appeared in print in Germany in the year 1531 The 26th of December was traditionally known as St Stephen’s Day, but is more commonly known now as Boxing Day St Francis of Assisi is created as having introduced Christmas Carols to formal church services The carol ‘Silent Night’ was written in 1818, by an Austrian priest Joseph Mohr. It is said he wrote because the organ was broken and he wanted a carol which could be sung to guitar.

He did it to save time when sending out his Christmas letters. In the year 1907, Oklahoma became the last USA state to declare Christmas a legal holiday. In the year 1937, the first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria it is believed. Since medieval times, church bells have been rung to announce to the world the coming of the saviour on Christmas morning. It is believed that the Christmas tree was first decorated with lights in the 16th century. It is said that Martin Luther, the Protestant reformer, was the first to add lighted candles to the tree.

He stood at 113ft tall. Father Christmas, or Santa, is known by different names all around the world - Kriss Kringle in Germany, Le Befana in Italy, Pere Noel in France and Deushka Moroz (Grandfather Frost) in Russia. Father Christmas, or Santa Claus as he is known, comes from a Dutch folk tale based on Saint Nicholas, or Sinterklaas, who gave gifts on December 6. This has grown into what we know now as Father Christmas. From the song the gifts from the Twelve days of Christmas are – A partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves, three French hens, four calling birds, five gold rings, six geese a laying, seven swans a swimming, eight maids a milking, nine ladies dancing, ten lords a leaping, eleven pipers piping, and twelve drummers drumming.

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