Why Is Boxing Day so Called?

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Boxing Day is so called due to the fact that on that day, it was a tradition for tradesmen to gather their Christmas gifts in return for fine and consistent service throughout the year. Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26th, and originated in England during the middle of the 19th century under Queen Victoria.
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