Christmas Facts

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    The first Christmas card was designed in 1843 by J.C. Horsley.
    The first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria in 1937.
    'Klaxon' is a name that does not belong to one of Santa's reindeer. A klaxon is actually a powerful electric horn. Its name comes from a German word meaning "shriek".
    The definition of a white Christmas in the UK is for a single snow flake (perhaps amongst a shower of mixed rain and snow) to be observed falling in the 24 hours of December 25th.
    Although now mostly vegetarian, in Victorian times, mince pies were made with beef and spices.