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Old 12-17-2013, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: A Christmas question for Aussies and other Southern Hemisphere friends

Originally Posted by JustJames View Post
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.
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