Holiday Subcategories Historically Speaking

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There is a disputed possible reference to April Fool's in what work dating to the 1300s?April Fools
'Jesus Refulsit Omnium,' the oldest known Christmas Carol was written in what century?Carol
The earliest reference to December 25th being Jesus' birthday was made using the assumption that Jesus was conceived when?Christmas
The idea of the 'Easter Bunny' originated in what modern country?Easter
Halloween is often believed to have originated from 'Samhain,' a harvest festival for what group?Halloween
Jingle Bells is widely sung as a Christmas Carol, but what holiday was it originally written to celebrate?Holiday Songs
62 Countries celebrate their independence from what country?National Holiday
Magha Puja Day is a holiday in what religion?Religious Holiday
How many species of snake were native to Ireland before St. Patrick drove them out?St. Patrick's Day
Martin Frobisher is known for originating the celebration of Thanksgiving in what country?Thanksgiving
Valentine's Day commemerates what event in the life of St. Valentine?Valentine's Day

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