Various competing theories for the origins of the term circulate in ... it as "the first
week-day after Christmas-day, observed as a holiday on ...
Dec 25, 2014 ... Tells what is known about the origins of Boxing Day. Also includes several
legends about the day's origins.
Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few
countries; mainly ones historically connected to the UK (such as Australia, South
Boxing Day is a national Bank Holiday, a day to spend with family and friends
and to eat up all the leftovers of Christmas Day. The origins of the day, however, ...
Dec 25, 2014 ... The holiday's roots can be traced to Britain, where Boxing Day is also known as
St. Stephen's Day. Reduced to the simplest essence, its origins ...
Dec 26, 2011 ... Boxing Day: most Americans know it as the day after Christmas, but what is it
exactly, and where did it come from?
As an official holiday, Boxing Day is actually of comparatively recent origin:
Queen Victoria included December 26th in the Bank Holidays Act passed by the
Dec 26, 2013 ... Q: So what exactly is Boxing Day? A: Boxing Day is also known as St Stephen's
Day – Stephen was the first Christian martyr, stoned to death in ...
Boxing Day - the meaning and origin of this saying.
The day after Christmas, the Feast of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr, is
better known as Boxing Day. The term may come from the opening of church