When Jesus was born

Many theologians estimate that Jesus wasn't born on December 25 but sometime in September between 6BC and 30AD.




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World's biggest snowman

In 1999, residents of the state of Maine in America built the world's biggest ever snowman. He stood at 113ft tall.

Rudolph reindeer invention

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer was invented for a US firm's Christmas promotion in 1938.

13 Santas in Iceland

There are 13 Santas in Iceland, each leaving a gift for children. They come down from the mountain one by one, starting on December 12 and have names like Spoon Licker, Door Sniffer and Meat Hook.

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