Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Miscellaneous

What's the history of christmas stockings?


According to legend, St. Nicholas took pity on an impoverished merchant who couldn't provide dowries for his daughters' weddings. He threw three bags filled with gold coins down the merchant's chimney. The bags fell into his daughters' stockings, which were hung by the fireplace mantle to dry.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1640333399930) }}

LIVE
Points points 8
Rating

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE