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ChristiansUnite Christian Holidays Celebration. Not all holidays featured here are necessarily 'Christian', but
all are approached from a Christian perspective. People in every culture celebrate holidays. Although the word "holiday" literally means "holy
day," most holidays are not religious, but commemorative in nature and origin.
There's lots of information here for you to enjoy, so dig deep into the suggested links and enjoy your time on this site.
Formerly called Dominion Day, Canada Day is the national holiday of Canada. The July 1st holiday was established in 1879.
Read more about the origin of Canada Day, or visit some suggested Canada Day web sites for more information or useful
and fun resources.
The Origin of Canada Day - On October 27, 1982, July 1st which
was known as "Dominion Day" became "Canada Day". Get the full story.
Recommended Canada Day Web Sites - There's stuff here for everyone.
Kids and adults as well can enjoy the suggested resouces here. Enjoy learning more about the history of Canada, and much more.
Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. However, many other
customs and celebrations surround Christmas. What is the true origin of some of these customs? Other online Christmas resources are
available here for your use, including Christmas clip art, wallpaper, and even some Christmas jokes.
The Origin of Christmas - Read about the true biblical
account of Christmas. But what about other Christmas celebrations and customs, and who is Santa Claus, Father Christmas, and
Columbus Day honors the explorer Christopher Columbus, who first landed in the New World on October 12, 1492.
Learn about the origin of this holiday, as well as visit other online Columbus Day resources available here for your interest.
The Origin of Columbus Day - In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt
proclaimed October 12 Columbus Day. President Richard Nixon later declared Columbus Day a national holiday to be
observed the second Monday of each October. Read more about Christopher Columbus, and Columbus Day here.
What we now know as Halloween developed from ancient New Year festivals and festivals of the dead.
The Celts lived more than two thousand years ago in what is now the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Northern France.
Their New Year began on November 1st. A festival that began the previous evening honoured Samhain, the Lord of Death.
Web Sites - Links to some
other recommended Halloween web sites, for your information.
Download - a printable ghost story of King Saul and the witch at Endor, with a graphic to print on an envelope,
perfect for handing out to kids on Halloween night. Don't forget to add a treat to the package.
Almost every culture in the world has held celebrations of thanks for a plentiful harvest. The American Thanksgiving holiday
began as a feast of thanksgiving in the early days of the American colonies almost four hundred years ago.
An answer to the question of how to pay tribute to those who had served in the Korean War came in a proposal made by Representative
Edwin K. Rees of Kansas: Change Armistice Day to Veterans Day, and make it an occasion to honor those who have served
America in all wars. In 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day.