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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birthday

A birthday is an occasion when a person or institution celebrates the anniversary of their birth. ..... Chinese birthday traditions reflect the culture's deep-seated focus on longevity and wordplay. ... essence of a bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah celebration is entirely religious in origin (i.e. the attainment of religious maturity according to ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/11/history-of-birthdays_n_4227366.html

Nov 11, 2013 ... Although research on the exact origin of birthdays and birthday cakes remains inconclusive, there is enough of a consensus to piece together ...

minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/01/24/good-question-how-did-birthday-traditions-start

Jan 24, 2011 ... The Germans are credited with starting the kids birthday tradition in the 1700s. They put candles on tortes for “kinderfeste,” one for each year of ...

www.historynet.com/when-did-people-start-celebrating-birthdays.htm

Dec 16, 2014 ... http://www.triumphpro.com/birthdays-origin.htm. Less studied are the origins of birthday celebrations on the other side of the world, but for ...

www.triumphpro.com/birthdays-origin.htm

Birthday celebrations were definitely of pagan origin. ..... All these customs and traditions connected with the observance of birthdays have to do with guessing ...

www.coolest-kid-birthday-parties.com/birthday-history

Dec 22, 2016 ... Here's a bit of Birthday History... Birthdays are original, personal, noteworthy traditions. Some people like to forget them. Others prefer smaller ...

www.las.illinois.edu/alumni/magazine/articles/2001/birthday

So, she cautions, before you cancel your reservations at the pee-wee golf center, give historical party traditions another look. You may be better off than you ...

www.proflowers.com/blog/origin-of-birthday-cake-and-birthday-candles

Apr 21, 2015 ... Where did the time-old tradition of having birthday cake and candles originate? We uncover the exciting truth and other fun facts!

wol.jw.org/mg/wol/d/r1/lp-e/1101989214

“The notion of a birthday festival was far from the ideas of the Christians of this period in general.”—The History of the Christian Religion and Church, During the  ...

www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2016/10/01/the-history-of-the-birthday-and-the-roman-calendar

Oct 1, 2016 ... A short history of how birthdays and the control of the calendar ground us ... It was also a Roman rather than Greek tradition, and one where the ...