Boxing Day is usually celebrated on 26 December. In 2014 it is also on 26 December , St. Stephen's Day and the day later than Christmas Day. In the several country boxing day declared is a bank holiday or a public holiday in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and countries in the Commonwealth of Nations with a mostly Christian people. In South Africa this public holiday is currently recognized as the Day of Goodwill.
Boxing Day Tsunami
The boxing day tsunami was the most critical tsunami to ever hit a coastline in current history. The death toll was just below 230,000 people and another 35000 still missing, almost 5 times the death toll of the second most destructive tsunami in recent history with a magnitude of between 9.1 and 9.3, it is the second biggest earthquake still recorded on a seismograph. This earthquake had the greatest period of faulting ever observed, between 8.3 and 10 minutes. It caused the entire planet to vibrate as much as 1 cm.
Boxing Day Canada
Some people in Canada have close work and many of them going stores that start their yearly sales on Boxing Day. Many sporting actions, such as ice hockey tournaments, are held on Boxing Day. The International Ice Hockey Federation world junior hockey championships often launch on December 26. In some areas, mostly in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario, stores are not open on Boxing Day and the post-Christmas sales start on December 27.
Christmas Boxing Day
Few churches still open their boxes on Boxing Day. Boxing day the day when the alms box, collection boxes for the poor often reserved in churches, were opened so that the contents could be spread to poor people. Some churches still open these boxes on Boxing Day.
Boxing Day Sale
It is the time of the great boxing day sale. When it is the best time to buy cheap camera or other electronics. It's that time of the year. The great Boxing Day Sale. On the boxing day shopkeeper has much bargain compare the whole year because boxing day comes after the Christmas and the stores get really slow the first week of January.