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The day which you were born. Usually celebrated each year. Most celebratory customs derive from paganism, including candles on the cake evolving from pagan's practice of surrounding the honoree with large candles to keep the evil spirits away for a year. Most widely celebrated birthday is that of Jesus Christ on December 25. However, the Bible, does not mention the date of his birthday. Info given in the Bible point to his birth being in October.