Trivia Christmas:Candy Canes: Originally white—and for bored kids

The first known candy cane was made in 1670 by a German choirmaster to help children endure lengthy nativity services.…

Trivia Christmas:Candy Canes: Originally white—and for bored kids
Trivia Christmas:Candy Canes: Originally white—and for bored kids

The first known candy cane was made in 1670 by a German choirmaster to help children endure lengthy nativity services. They were white and modeled after shepherds’ canes. The candy cane made its way to America in 1847, when a German immigrant decorated the tree in his Ohio home with the iconic candy. Here are some more fun Christmas traditions from all around the world.

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