The Puritans banned Christmas

Believe it or not, the Puritans of England hated Christmas. They detested the pagan origins of the holiday and believed that the Bible didn't dictate that pious Christians should observe the day Jesus was born as anything special. Ministers who preached on Christmas Day even faced arrest. Naturally, they brought this… » 12/25/14 2:30pm 12/25/14 2:30pm