Know Some Interesting Christmas Facts

Posted On - December 24, 2019 | Posted By - Navneet Suryavanshi | Read By -


Deliver these interesting and curious facts to your children. Definitely your children will be very excited to explore the history that brings out Christmas to be such a special day for all of us.

1. Christmas celebrates the birth of Son Of God- Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ

Jesus also called “Jesus Of Nazareth” is the middle point of Christianity. After many years of Jesus’s death, the roman catholic church pointed to celebrate 25th December as the birthday of Jesus.

2. Egyptians and Romans used Christmas trees for the first time

Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree

In ancient times Egyptians and Romans used evergreen trees like fir, pine trees, wreaths, and garlands for the first time celebration.

But, the use of Christmas trees in the modern era originated in 16th century by Germans. Instead of using LED lights, in the old days, people use to decorate trees with fruits and nuts.

3. What Xmas Means?

The word X refers to “Christ”, which is derived from the Greek Dictionary. So, Xmas reflects Christmas. Some modern guides as The Times Of India, express disapproval of terms “Xmas”. Millicent Vernon, a popular diplomat, and politician state that “this word should never be used in greetings”.

4. What Xmas Wreath represents?

Christmas Wreath
Christmas Wreath

It is believed that wreath we wear on Christmas reflects the crown of thorns that Jesus wore. Colors added with time, Red represents the blood of Jesus, Green represents happy life and gold represents greatness.

5. Santa Claus doesn’t always wear red clothes

Santa In blue dress
Santa In blue dress

In the initial days of the celebration, Santa uses to dress up in multiple colors like red, green, blue or purple. But in the northern countries, the coca-cola company decided to dress up Santa in red and white color which matches their brand. That’s why nowadays usually Santa wears red clothes.

6. Santa also recieves gifts

Gifts for santa
Gifts for Santa Claus

Who gives gifts to Santa???.

Even you can present gifts to the jolly old man. And he does not want traditional gifts, but he is little restricted to cookies and milk to keep him full-fed during the trip. So this year, allow your children to help you while you cook items for Santa.

7. Traditional Meal

Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner

The traditional Christmas meal in England before turkey, was a pig’s head covered with mustard.

But nowadays, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and vegetables such as carrots, turnip, parsnips, are enjoyed as Christmas dinner. Other types of poultry, roast beef, or ham are also used. Pumpkin or apple pie as dessert is preferred.

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Merry Xmas To All Of You.

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