Holidays


A Brief History Of Christmas

06-16-2016

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. More >>

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 >>

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