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Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island, formally donated his birthday by deed of gift to a friend's daughter who felt cheated that her own birthday was December 25th.

I learned that if the entire history of Earth is displayed with one year in a calendar dinosaurs would get extinct on December 25th and the first homo sapiens would appear around 11:36 pm on December 31th.

In my opinion, it is useful to put together a list of the most interesting details from trusted sources that I've come across. Here are 17 of the best facts about December 25th I managed to collect.

  1. Charlie Chaplin died on December 25th, 1977 at the age of 88.

  2. The Twelve days of Christmas is actually between the 25th December and Epiphany on the 6th of January.

  3. Christmas was created by the Catholic Church to merge pagan celebrations that occurred on December 25th with Christianity, even though there is no evidence suggesting Christ was born on December 25th.

  4. Hagia Sophia was dedicated to Logos. This was the second person in the Holy Trinity. This dedication occurred on the anniversary of the birth of Christ, December 25th. Jesus Christ is the second person of the Holy Trinity.

  5. Today, December 6th, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. It is the 25th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre. A mentally ill man shot 28 people, killing 14 women, claiming that he was "fighting feminism".

  6. Today marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. This marked a new chapter in English History. The Queen is the 22nd Great Granddaughter of William the Conqueror - the victor of the battle. He was crowned king of England on 25th December 1066 at Westminster Abbey.

  7. December 25th is not the twelfth day of Christmas, but the first. The twelfth day is January 5th.

  8. Peru has an annual fighting festival called Takanakuy, celebrated in December 25th, to solve personal differences with members of their community by punching each other.

  9. The Greek god of wine, Dionysus is almost identical to the New Testament Jesus story. Turning water into wine, virgin birth, & born on December 25th to name a few similarities.

  10. Tourettes Guy never died. He most recently uploaded a video December 25th, 2017.

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Jesus was not born on Christmas. December 25th was actually a date for the Roman sun god.

Today is the 25th Birthday of Tim Berners-Lee's first World Wide Web page flickered to life at CERN on December 20th, 1990 - source

When my Prime Minister was born on December 25th, 1971, fathers were still barred from delivery rooms. Because of his mother's protest, his father was allowed to witness his birth and the ban was lifted across country from that point on. - source

There is a twin in Peru, where men, woman, and children fistfight each other to settle conflicts on December 25th and to start the new year with a clean slate"Takanaquy"

Every December 25th, a town in Peru celebrates "takanakuy". Men, women, and children settle grudges from the past year by calling each other out and having a fist fight. Then everyone goes drinking too numb the pain and move on to a new year. - source

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