Friday, December 21, 2012

Fact of the Day: American Christmas

Christmas wasn't an official holiday in America on the federal level until 1870.

17 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Well, you always learn something new.

MEcoy said...

i see, another nice trivia buddy

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Interesting!!!.. Merry christmas..

Pat Hatt said...

Guess Alabama had to lead the way, don't here that every day.

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PAPS said...

Really? What did they celebrate before?
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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That was a good year :) I should look up and see when it became an official holiday in Canada...

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

Whew, so glad I was born in the 20th century!!!

Camy said...

wow! awesome!

Paulina Mo, lilbitsofchic.com said...

good to know! I can't imagine a year without Christmas!
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The year consumerism was born? :P

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Pilar Domínguez said...

It is not too much long but at least it lasts in time.Kisses:)

Maude Lynn said...

Isn't that weird? It's hard to imagine it ever not being a federal holiday.

Anita said...

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p said...

Woah. And now it's this super blown up thing, with hundreds of songs, stories, and traditions!

Funny Pets said...

And now i know

f i o n a (miss.tea) said...

merry christmas!