The History of Christmas
The word Christmas comes from the words Cristes maesse, or "Christ's Mass." Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus for members of the Christian religion. The secular nature of Christmas was officially acknowledged in 1870 when the United States Congress made it a federal holiday.
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The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean
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This "community Christmas tree
" was lit by President Calvin Coolidge on Christmas
Eve in President's Park, south of the White house, also referred to as the Ellipse. What once was a single Christmas tree
, now includes a main tree
with 56 smaller trees
- one for each st... More »
Dec 29, 2000 ... History of the Christmas Tree: The modern Christmas tree tradition dates back to
Western Germany in the 16th century. They were called ...
1510 – The first written record of a decorated Christmas Tree comes from Riga,
Latvia. Men of the local merchants' guild decorated a tree with artificial roses, ...
Dec 11, 2008 ... The history behind evergreens, ornaments, and holiday gift giving. ... The most
likely theory is that Christmas trees started with medieval plays.
Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS
History of Christmas Tree indicates that the birthplace home of the first Christmas
tree was Riga Latvia in year 1510. Martin Luther Christmas tree was not in Riga ...