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Christmas Card Day

Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always on December 9

Christmas Card Day, honors Sir Henry Cole (1818 - 1874) of England. Cole created the first commercial Christmas Card in 1843.

Just a few decades ago, sending Christmas cards through the mail was a holiday "must". Now, sending cards through the mail continues decline in popularity. The cost and time for writing and sending cards has caused many people to stop sending them. Free Ecards have surged in popularity. Animated Christmas and daily seasonal Ecards have made sending and receiving them a lot of fun. 

Today is  a good day to send out your Christmas cards and holiday greetings.  If you have yet to do so, use today to get a start.



Thought for Today: "Christmas isn't a season, it's a feeling." - - Edna Ferber


History and Origin of Christmas Card Day:

We suspect that on this date, Henry Cole marketed the commercial Christmas card. The timing is certainly appropriate. We have not yet confirmed this.


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Did You Know? There are literally thousands of daily holidays, special events and observances, more than one for every day of the year. Many new holidays are being created on a very frequent basis. At Holiday Insights we strive to thoroughly research and report details of each one as accurately as possible.




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