Monday, December 24, 2018

"All is bright": Christmas Classic "Silent Night" Turns 200

By Reader-Researcher R.C.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 11:48 a.m.

"All is bright": Christmas classic "Silent Night" turns 200

Christmas classic 'Silent Night' remains loved on 200th birthday

The song's beginnings truly lie in Oberndorf, a sleepy village on the Salzach River, about 12 miles north of Salzburg. On Christmas Eve in 1818, Mohr, newly assigned to the St. Nicholas parish ...

World War I's Christmas Truce - HISTORY

Far from an organized, top-down ceasefire, the Christmas Truce instead was a series of small armistices that bubbled up from the men in the foxholes deciding to fraternize with the enemy.

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