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Popular Christmas meal

Popular Christmas meal

Until the turkey, a goose was the most popular fare served at a Christmas meal.




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Tradition of hanging stockings

The tradition of hanging stockings over the fireplace derived from Dutch children placing their shoes next to the fireplace on Christmas Eve. Stockings later replaced the shoes.

First written acknowledgement to Christmas tree

CHRISTMAS trees received their first written acknowledgement in Germany in 1531

Christ's birthday

POPE Julius-I declared Christ's birthday as December 25th sometime during the 4th century.

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