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Five surprising Christmas facts that you may not know

1. Coca cola played important role in creation of present day santa's image:


Before the image by Coca Cola, Santa looked less like Jolly. But in 1931, after coca cola hired an illustrator named Haddon Sundblom, the image of Santa that we see today took its form after a magazine advertisement.



2. Christmas trees were originally used by Egyptians and Romans:

The origin of Christmas trees dates back to ancient Egyptians and Romans. They used evergreen trees like pine and fir. The modern form of Christmas tress was brought by Germans in the 16th century.


3. The Christmas Carol 'Jingle Bells' was originally written for Thanksgiving:

'Jingle Bells' written by James S. Pierpont in 1857 was intended to be used on Thanksgiving day. It was made for a local school choir. However, it became one of the most famous Christmas Day Carol.




4. The Statue of Liberty was gifted to USA by the French on Christmas day:

The Statue of Liberty was gifted to USA by the French on the very holy Christmas day. It weighs 225 tons and thus you could consider it as the biggest Christmas gift in the world.


5. The largest floating Christmas tree in the world — 278 feet tall — is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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