26 December 2011

Boxing Day History

On December 26 Canadians celebrate a Boxing Day. At first it was a
traditional holiday in the United Kingdom when wealthy people used to
give a box with a gift to their servants. Nowadays it’s an official
public holiday celebrated either on December 26, or during the first or
second weekday after Christmas Day, depending on both national and
regional laws. Boxing Day is observed not only in Great Britain, but
also in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and some other Commonwealth
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