Archive for December 6th, 2011

(December 06) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Saint Nicholas Day

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Saint Nicholas Day (Christian)
A day honoring the Bishop of Myra in what is now Turkey. Known for his charity and wisdom, St. Nicholas is believed by many to be the inspiration for Father Christmas and Santa Claus.

Some parts of the world celebrate the evening before, known as Saint Nicholas’ Eve (December 05).

link: The Many Faces of Santa

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