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History Nuggets: 1863 Santa Claus drawn political and choosing sides

The American Civil War began on April 12,1861… Christmas of 1863 has Thomas Nast…the early creator of political cartoons…drawing the epic sketches of Santa Claus during a continuing war-torn society and Santa clearly has chosen his side of the battle…and in some cases a very political Ho! 53 more words

Christmas 1863

Red December White December

For Americans anyway, December usually means Christmas and the colors of Christmas are red and white. I would assume that associating red and white with Christmas began with the nineteenth-century Thomas Nast illustration of St. 714 more words

The Stuff Of Dreams

ON THIS DAY: September 27, 2017

September 27th is

Ancestor Appreciation Day

Chocolate Milk Day

Crush A Can Day (recycle)

World Tourism Day *

Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day *

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