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Christmas Facts

Facts are statements which are held to be true and often contrasted with opinions and beliefs. Our unusual and interesting festive facts, trivia and information, including some useful statistics will fascinate everyone from kids and children to adults.
 
Most of these Christmas facts and trivia are quite amazing, some are amusing and others are downright weird! Many are little known and random pieces of information and we have included some funny facts and info to make everyone smile. There are even some interesting details and christmas facts around the world about festive customs and traditions from around the world.

Xmas Facts and Myths

There are many myths about Christmas. Some of them are just really funny while others are quite spooky. On the other hand it has been discovered that some of them are actually true and not myths at all. It is not a myth that Christmas is actually a combination of three different festivals, the commemoration of the birth of Jesus, the Roman festival, Saturnalia, named after the Roman God, Saturn and the Nordic Winter Solstice.

Myth No 1 : Santa Claus Was Always Traditionally Clad in Red.
Myth No 2 : The day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day to Honour an organized contest of pugilism.
Myth No 3 : Oliver Cromwell introduced Christmas Carols to church services.
Myth No 4 : The traditions of giving Christmas Cards dates back to Roman Times.
Myth No 5 : Turkey was always traditional meal at the Christmas table.