The History of Boxing Day

Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26th, taking place after Christmas Day. In Ireland, it is also known as Saint Stephen’s Day and in other European countries such as Hungary, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia, it is celebrated as the Second Christmas Day. Where did Boxing Day come from? Today, nobody is certain as to why the day is celebrated. The day originated in Britain and is why it is still celebrated in former British controlled areas. The origins of the day remain unclear but there are a variety of reasons behind it. One suggests that it was the

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