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Blog posts : "december"

On This Day - December 26th

Miscellaneous History

1620 - The Pilgrim Fathers landed at New Plymouth, MA, to found Plymouth Colony, with John Carver as Governor.

1776 - The British suffered a major defeat in the Battle of Trenton during the American Revolutionary War.

1865 - The coffee percolator was patented by James H. Maso…

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Boxing Day Explained

Boxing Day
Traditional English holiday extends Christmas giving

Historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.

Desp…

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