Read about Christmas Day around the world in 2020.
How Did Christmas Start? Christmas Day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date of which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 … December 25–Christmas Day–has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1870.

Christmas Day - Christmas is an important festival celebrated by the Christians across the globe. It is the day of Lord Jesus birth celebration on December 25th every year. Learn about the history of Christmas, Santa Claus, and holiday traditions worldwide. Christmas Day (inclusive of its vigil, Christmas Eve), is a Festival in the Lutheran Churches, a holy day of obligation in the Roman Catholic Church, and a Principal Feast of the Anglican Communion. Christmas 2019 is on Tuesday, December 25. Christmas is a religious holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus as well as a cultural and commercial event.
The middle of winter has long been a time of celebration around the world. Christmas Day is the feast of the nativity, or birth, of Jesus Christ.