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The History of Christmas Decorations

A History of Christmas Decorations 1223 First nativity scene is set up by St.Francis 1400s Month long religious 1600s Father Christmas myth begins celebrations in honour of old St.Nicholas 1780 The twelve days of christmas is first published in English 1816 The first Christmas tree is erected in the United States 1823 "A visit from St.Nicholas" invents the modern Christmas eve story and names eight reindeer 1825 First Christmas Baubles produces 1841 Christmas trees become popular in the UK after being imported from Germany by Prince Albert 1843 Dickens "Ghost of Christmas past" references Father Christmas, invents the Scroogen 1872 1879 Department stores tart setting up Santa's workshop displays 1882 Wilhelm Fuchtnner starts First electric Christmas carving and painting lights produced soldier nutcrackers NIASEGROTO 1920 Candy canes are added to christmas trees for decoration 1902 1939 First advent calenders Santas 9th reindeer, printed in Hamburg Rudolph, is created 1950 First non green artificial trees are produced 1970 Coca cola release first ever Christmas 1980s A new generation of christmas decorations delight people of all ages decoration range 2000s 2007 For first time, more homes put up artificial trees than real ones 1994 First christmas e-card is Popularity of outdoor decorations hits an all time high delivered wacome

The History of Christmas Decorations

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Find out how Christmas decorations became such a major part of the festive period.


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