As Christmas approaches, Europa Trust Company Ltd shares five fun facts about Christmas to warm your heart during the festive season.
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created by the Montgomery Ward Department Store in 1939 as part of a promotional book given to their shoppers.
- Many zoos around the World accept old donated Christmas trees which are used as food for their animals after the festive season.
- ‘Jingle Bells’ was the first song sung in space. It was sung by astronauts on-board Gemini 6 on 16 December 1965.
- The Statue of Liberty was a Christmas day gift from France to America in 1886. It weighs 225 tons and is considered the biggest Christmas gift in the world.
- Coca-Cola did not create the modern red illustration of Santa Claus. Santa had been portrayed in red from the early 19th century and his current image was created by a cartoonist in 1870’s.
We hope you have enjoyed these five fun facts about Christmas. We wish you and your family a happy holiday festive season.
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