Facts about Easter Monday

Facts about Easter Monday

Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus.

To mark the day, here are 5 interesting facts about Easter Monday.

In the United States, 12 of the 50 states recognize Good Friday as a holiday In the United States, 12 of the 50 states recognize Good Friday as a holiday Easter Monday Facts

In America, after Halloween, Easter is the biggest candy-consuming holiday of the year. Easter Monday Facts

The custom of giving eggs at this time of year was done by the Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans, for all of whom the egg was a symbol of life. Easter Monday Facts

The white lily is the official flower of Easter. The white lily represents grace and purity, which is why many churches and homes decorate with the white lily for the holiday. In fact, they’re commonly known as "Easter lilies." Easter Monday Facts

The first chocolate Easter eggs were produced in 1873 by Fry's in England. The first chocolate Easter eggs were produced in 1873 by Fry's in England. Easter Monday Facts
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