Tuesday, December 25, 2007

On this date

Barbara Mandrell, Country singer, is 59
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in 1223 St. Francis of Assisi assembled one of the first Nativity scenes, in Greccio, Italy.
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in 1866
, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about Santa Claus and Christmas. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

2 comments:

tara said...

Saint Francis--I wonder what he thinks about everyone celebrating Christmas with his idea of the Nativity scene?

uncle jim said...

guess we copy the master