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Christmas is a contraction of “Christ’s Mass,” which is derived from the Old English Cristes mæsse (first recorded in 1038). The letter “X” in Greek is the first letter of Christ, and “Xmas” has been ...
The traditional three colors of Christmas are green, red, and gold. Green has long been a symbol of life and rebirth; red symbolizes the blood of Christ, and gold represents light as well as wealth ...
The official celebration date for the birthday of Christ it's on December 25th when Pope Julius I, bishop of Rome, proclaimed on A.D 350.
James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893) wrote the song in 1857. It was originally called “One Horse Open Sleigh” and was made for Thanksgiving program at a church in Savannah, Georgia where Pierpont was ...