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History of cakes: The history of the Birthday Cake

Why do we celebrate birthdays with birthday cake? Have you ever wondered why we celebrate birthdays with cake? Why not fruit salad? Or chopped liver? The answer lies in the history of birthday celebrations.

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Birthday Song History: Why do we sing the “Happy Birthday to you” song on birthdays?

The Happy Birthday song is one of the most widely sung songs in the world. But when did the tradition of singing this merry tune begin? The answer is around the late 1890s to early 1900s, but the story is … Continue reading

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