December 25, 1818 First Public Performance of Song ‘Silent Night’   180 years ago in 1818, the carol "Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht" or "Silent Night” composed by Franz Gruber and written by Father Joseph Mohr, was publicly performed for the first time during the...

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Mark and Jem’s Idiot Ting

Arizona Woman Punched In Arm For Saying ‘Happy Holidays’   Kristina Vindiola a bell ringer for the Salvation Army in Phoenix Arizona, says a woman hit her outside a Phoenix Walmart after she said "Happy Holidays."   Vindiola said the woman asked her 'Do you...

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Santa Claus Is Real!

The Origin of St. Nicholas a.k.a ‘Santa Claus’   The Tradition of Santa Claus traces its origin back to a man named Nicholas, born during the third century in the former Greek city of Patara, which is now the southern coast of Turkey.   Nicholas was born into...

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