December 25: The Story of a Special Day Michael Dobson Author
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CHRISTMAS, SIR ISAAC NEWTON, AND MORE!December 25: The Story of a Special DayThe special occasion gift they'll never throw away - a whole book for the price of a premium card! The story of a special day......What happened in history?...Who was born?...Who died?What happened on *your* special day?From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this book makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift - one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten! December 25 is Christmas Day in much of the world (though some celebrate it on January 7 instead), but that's not all! December 25 is also the date that......Christopher Columbus's ship Santa María sank off the coast of Haiti...Washington's army crossed the Delaware...the Christmas Slave Rebellion began in Jamaica...World War I soldiers on both sides celebrated an unofficial Christmas truce...and four Scottish students stole the Stone of Scone.Sir Isaac Newton, Louis Chevrolet, Sissy Spacek, Rod Serling, Humphrey Bogart, Clara Barton, Cab Calloway, and Robert Ripley (believe it or not) all celebrate their birthdays on December 25. Film greats Charlie Chaplin and W. C. Fields, along with James Brown and Dean Martin, died. If you're looking for more reasons to celebrate December 25, it's Children's Day in many African nations, Good Governance Day in India, and Takanakuy (to hit each other, which is actually what happens) in parts of Peru. And don't forget when Christmas dinner is over that it's also National Kiss the Cook Day!December 25: The Story of a Special Day is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. Plus, holidays around the world; birthday gems, flowers, and other symbols; horoscope signs; sayings and superstitions; and much, much more!With 84 pages packed with 40 historic photographs and illustrations, The Story of a Special Day is a feast for the eyes as well as for the brain. A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, December 25: The Story of a Special Day will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year...because every day is a special day for someone you know!


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