25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Christmas

Posted by , Updated on November 27, 2017

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There are many bizarre and interesting facts about Christmas. For example, did you know that many zoos feed donated Christmas trees to their animals? Or that during Christmas there is a village in Peru where both young and old settle any outstanding grudges with fist fights? Wait until you see the rest of the cool Christmas facts found in our list! These are 25 bizarre and interesting facts about Christmas.

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Many of the perpetually open Denny’s restaurants were built without locks, which was problematic when they decided to close down for Christmas for the first time in 1988

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During the Christmas of 2010, the Colombian government covered jungle trees with lights. When FARC guerrillas (terrorists) walked by, the trees lit up and banners asking them to lay down their arms became visible. 331 guerrillas re-entered society and the campaign won an award for strategic marketing excellence.

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Nearly all of the most popular Christmas songs including ‘Winter Wonderland’, ‘Chestnuts roasting…’, and ‘I’m Dreaming of a white Christmas’ were written by Jewish people

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During the Christmas of 1914 (World War 1), a truce was held between Germany and the UK. They decorated their shelters, exchanged gifts across no man’s land and played a game of football between themselves.

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In 1918 and for the past 40 years, the Canadian province of Nova Scotia has sent the city of Boston a giant Christmas tree as a thank you for their support after the 1917 Halifax explosion

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