Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • LED Christmas lights feature long lifetimes, low cost to operate and associated low maintenance.
  • During the Christmas buying season, Visa Cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
  • Edward H. Johnson created 80 red, white, and blue electrical light bulbs in 1882.
  • "It's a Wonderful Life" appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • Holly berries are poisonous.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 28 holiday parties at the White House in December 2009.
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