The purpose of
was traditionally to give gifts, food and clothing to servants, postmen and tradesmen, as well as to the poor, though in modern times it is a public holiday in the UK and a busy after Christmas shopping day.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day. It originated in
the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously ...
Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few
countries; mainly ones historically connected to the UK (such as Canada,
Dec 26, 2016 ... As with most things to do with Christmas, it was the Victorians who fleshed out the
meaning of Boxing Day. The Oxford English Dictionary dates ...
ORIGIN. Few Americans have any inkling that there even is such a thing as
Boxing Day, let alone what the reason might be for a holiday so named. And
Despite its name, Boxing Day, which is celebrated on December 26 in Great
Britain, has nothing to do with pugilistic competition. Nor is it a day for people to ...
Everything you ever needed to know about Boxing Day, Its traditions, history and
why it's celebrated on the 26th December.
Dec 26, 2013 ... If you're looking for something that explains the origins of Boxing Day, well, you're
not going to find it here. The day-after-Christmas holiday is ...
Dec 26, 2016 ... If the day after Christmas falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday is
designated as the official public holiday. This year, Boxing Day ...
Dec 26, 2016 ... WE all know that Boxing Day is the day after Christmas Day, and another day to
eat more turkey, watch TV and have (even more) drinks with ...