Christmas Countdown 2014: 5. Special Dates of Christmas


Here’s some dates to make you jolly,
Some facts of Christmas past.
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Did you know the 25th,
Was first celebrated in 440 AD.
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The last white Christmas,
Was in 2008,
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Christmas cake in the 19th Century,
Was munched on Christmas Eve.
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And here is one for historians,
Oliver Cromwell banned Christmas in 1947
(This ban was lifted in 1960)

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