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December Fun Facts

 

 

 

 
                                    
 
  • The name December comes from the Latin decem for “ten”, as it was the 10th month in the Roman Calendar.
  • The first printed reference to a Christmas tree was in 1531 in Germany.
  • Christmas trees have been sold in the U.S. since 1850.
  • An artificial Christmas tree would have to be reused for more than 20 years to be “greener” than buying a fresh-cut tree annually.
  • Alabama was the first state in the U.S. to officially recognize Christmas in 1836.
  • In 1867, it is said that a Boston industrialist heard Charles Dickens read A Christmas Caroland was so moved he closed his factory on Christmas Day and gave every one of his employees a turkey.
  • President Teddy Roosevelt, an environmentalist, banned Christmas trees from the White House in 1901.
  • In 1962, the first Christmas postage stamp was issued in the United States.
  • No matter how you may celebrate during the month, we send you best wishes.
 
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