"There is no contemporary evidence of the exact date of Jesus' birth."
- Jesus, Wikipedia,
Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any evidence that either
December 25th or January 6th was actually the day that Jesus was
The biblical account of the nativity is silent regarding the date and
most scholars agree that the exact date of Jesus' birth is not
Furthermore, the probability of Jesus being born on either
December 25th or January 6th is slim to none, making us wonder
how they came up with those dates in the first place.
Let's try to find out when the celebration of Jesus' birth first began.