December 1- Christmas origins

Pictured is the birth of Jesus Christ which is said to have happened on December 25. This date also coincides with the Pagan holiday of Saturnalia.

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Pictured is the birth of Jesus Christ which is said to have happened on December 25. This date also coincides with the Pagan holiday of Saturnalia.

By: Dylan DaCunha, Editor

Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. However, the date of December 25 was never mentioned in the Bible. Many historians say he was born in the spring. The actual date was lost throughout history.