History





Origins of the Christmas Tree

06-16-2016

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. More >>

Origins Of The Christmas Card

06-16-2016

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. More >>

Origins of Holiday Shopping and Black Friday

06-16-2016

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. More >>

Origins Of The Christmas Gift

06-16-2016

One cannot talk about the history of Christmas Gifts without mentioning Santa Claus. Bishop Nicholas of Smyrna, who lived in the 4th century A.D. in what is known today as Turkey, was a very wealthy and generous man, who especially loved children. More >>

A Brief History of Santa Claus

06-16-2016

The history of Santa Claus begins in the 4th century in Turkey, when he was known as Saint Nicholas. He was much renowned for his generosity in giving gifts such as food and clothes to the poor and children. More >>

A Brief History of Mrs. Claus, the North Pole and the Reindeer

06-16-2016

Everyone knows that Santa Claus lives in the North Pole and works with elves, and everyone knows that sometime in the wee morning hours of the morning of December 25, Santa Claus is coming to town, but behind every great man there is a woman. More >>

A Brief History Of Easter

06-16-2016

You may be surprised by the real history of Easter and you may discover what you thought you knew about the holiday is not necessarily correct. While Easter is primarily a holiday celebrated by Christians for its important religious connotations, the holiday is actually rooted in long revered pagan practices. More >>

A Brief History Of The Easter Bunny

06-16-2016

Everyone tends to associate various things with Easter and the Easter Bunny is one of them. The Easter Bunny is a character who hides eggs on Easter morning for children to find. The bunny is friendly and is always shown as happy and smiling on images around Easter time. More >>

History Of The Easter Basket

06-16-2016

At Easter time people will celebrate by giving each other gifts which include chocolate eggs, candies and other traditional items. Easter is a time that was traditionally celebrated by pagans and Christians. More >>

A Brief History of Basketball

06-16-2016

The history of basketball begins way back in the year 1891. It was a Canadian physical education instructor by the name of James Naismith who introduced the game of basketball to the world. More >>

History Of College Basketball

06-16-2016

The history of college basketball for men and for women is closely related, but in the early years of gaming, males were banned from observing the games that females participated in at school. More >>

Who Invented Basketball?

06-16-2016

James Naismith is the man who is credited with inventing basketball. He was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada on November 6, 1861. Although orphaned at just nine years of age, James Naismith went on to complete four degrees from McGill University in Quebec. More >>

A Few Famous Basketball Legends

06-16-2016

These players have shown amazing skill on and off the court, and they continue to hold fascination for fans and players today. More >>

5 Surprising Facts In The History Of Basketball

06-16-2016

The history of basketball is filled with many surprising facts. Some relate to the origin of the game, the early brutality of the sport, and the type of equipment used for early Basketball games. More >>

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