Five Random Facts About Christmas History

Here are a few random Christmas history facts:

  • People 100 years ago argued about whether to wish you a “Merry Christmas” or a “Cheery Christmas”
  • Oyster stew used to be a common Christmas dinner dish
  • Santa’s red suit was made popular by a Coca-Cola ad in the 1930s
  • Christmas trees used to be lit up with real candles.  (Seems insanely dangerous!)
  • Nobody knows for sure how the traditions of hanging Christmas stockings or drinking eggnog got started.

Merry Christmas to you and yours!!

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