Naming Santa's reindeer
Poet Clark Moore is credited with naming Santa's reindeer; Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dancer, Dasher, Doneder, Prancer, and the most famous reindeer, Rudolph.
More Christmas Facts
Alabama was the first state in America to proclaim Christmas day as a legal holiday in 1836.
Oklahoma was the last state to proclaim Christmas day as a legal holiday in 1907.
Bing Crosby's Christmas classic "White Christmas" is the best-selling Christmas song of all time.
Australian priests suggest saying "Happy Christmas" instead of Merry Christmas since "merry" often referred to drinking alcohol.