Originally Posted by JustJames
You need to bear in mind that the timing of the Christmas celebrations came about as a way of displacing pre-existing pagan celebrations of the winter solstice.
As a result, most southern hemisphere nations celebrate Christmas on June 25.
December 25 is just another day to us.
See why this site is so awesome? I had no idea.
I know the histroy of how Christmas came to be celebrated in December, I just assumed the whole world did it on the same day.
This actually makes more sense. Thanks.