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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!

A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

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It's a day which is celebrated in many countries around the world on February 14th, but how exactly did this loved-up holiday come about? If, like many other people, the only thing you know is that it's associated somehow with a mysterious Saint Valentine, there's plenty more you need to know!

Why Is Santa Really Red?

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Santa is the most well-known figure when it comes to the holiday season, but could you possibly imagine him without his red coat? In fact, his famous red outfit has become so commonplace in the world that nobody even stops to question where on earth it came from.

Where Does Santa Actually Live?

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If you traveled to the North Pole, surely you'd find Santa, right? Well, it seems that not everybody is in agreement when it comes to the dwelling of the man in red. Many countries have different beliefs about Santa’s home, and with little proof available, it's tough to say where he really lives.