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Wed, 2017-Dec-27 01:56 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 596,697 views on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 our article of the day is Boxing Day.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day. It originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. Boxing Day is on 26 December, although the attached bank holiday or public holiday may take place either on that day or two days later.
In the liturgical calendar of Western Christianity, Boxing Day is the second day of Christmastide, and also Saint Stephen's Day. It is also celebrated as Saint Stephen Day in the Catalonia region of Spain. In some European countries, such as Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia, 26 December is celebrated as a Second Christmas Day.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:56 UTC on Wednesday, 27 December 2017.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_Day.
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