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Almost everyone loves holidays, yet surprisingly very little facts are actually known about the origins or history behind them. Seeing family on Christmas, trick-or-treating on Halloween, or exchanging gifts with your loved one on Valentine’s Day are traditions that have passed down through the ages, but what actually started these holidays?

Why do we celebrate things like Easter or St. Patrick’s Day? And why on earth do crazy holidays like Put A Pillow on your Fridge Day even exist? Find out all the facts about your favorite holidays and events (even the funny holidays you have never heard about) here at The Fact Site!

30 Facts About Red Nose Day

Since 1985 the UK celebrate something called Red Nose Day once every 2 years. If you’re from the UK, you’ve almost definitely heard of it. If you’re from America, or somewhere else in the world, you should read about it! Here are 30 facts about Red Nose Day so you know why it exists!

How Coca-Cola Actually Changed Santa’s Appearance

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When the “Holidays Are Coming” Coca-Cola advertisement hits your TV screen, it’s not uncommon to hear somebody say “hey did you know Coke made Santa red and that he was green before?” As well as “Coke owns the rights to Santa” and these are things many of us just take to be facts. However, they are completely mythical. But why do people believe it?

16 Lucky Facts About Saint Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick's Day has come to be one of the best drinking holidays of the year! While this holiday wasn't popularized by Ireland, Saint Patrick himself isn't even an Irishman. Even so, the history behind this mysterious saint is fascinating. Find out where he was actually from, and loads more!

22 Fantastic Friday Facts

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Friday, the final day before the wonderful weekend! All you have to do is get through one final day of work! In honor of everyone's favorite weekday (mostly because it doesn't feel like one), let's check out these 22 fantastic facts about Friday.

The A-Z of Global Halloween Traditions

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Halloween is one of the most-loved occasions around the world, and each country seems to have their own way of celebrating it. If you're planning to travel somewhere different this year, here's an A-Z on Halloween traditions all across the globe, from America to Zimbabwe!