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arrow The word Christmas is Old English, a contraction of Christ's Mass.

arrow The first president to decorate the white house Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.

arrow Germany made the first artificial Christmas trees. They were made of goose feathers and dyed green.

arrow Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895.

arrow The first Christmas cards were vintage and invented in 1843, the Victorian Era.

arrow Rudolph" was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930's for a holiday promotion. The rest is history.

arrow Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving and then became one of the most popular Christmas songs.

arrow If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," you would receive 364 gifts.

arrow Holly berries are poisonous.

arrow Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.

arrow An angel told Mary she was going to have a baby.

arrow Black Friday is not the busiest shopping day of the year. Although it varies, it usually lands sometime in December.

arrow More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.

arrow In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.