Did you know that celebrating Christmas was illegal in Boston from 1659 to 1681, and if you were caught celebrated you would be fine 5 shillings?
If you want to find out why Chirstmas was outlawed, and how an ancient celebration evolved through millennia to become the Christmas celebrated by many today, History.com has the facts for you. You will also find the origin of Santa and the Christmas tree, plus find out how other countries celebrate Christmas.
Also accompinaing this information are 21 short videos about Christmas and Christmas related topics.
Click here to vist the History.com section on Christmas.