Birthdays are special and it is the time to get the blessing and wishes from your near and dear ones. Each day in your life is special, but birthday has the extra special in your life that too when you celebrate with your loved ones, it becomes even more special.
The celebrations of Happy Birthday actually have an origin. In the earlier days, the birthday celebration was found in the first book of the Bible called Genesis. The reasons for how birthdays came to be celebrated. The Pharaohs in Egypt were transformed into Gods after they were coroneted. That day was considered as the birth of a God, and people use to celebrate the event very grandly.
The Greeks also started celebrating birthdays like Egyptians, they celebrated the birthdays of their Goddesses and Gods. However, the Romans are the first ones who started celebrating the birthday of the human beings. But, only Roman men use to celebrate their birthdays, only in the 12th century, the women started celebrating their birthdays. By the 4th century, Christians use to believe that celebrating a Happy Birthday was an act of pagan. Later on, they started celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ as the birthday of Jesus and called it as Christmas.
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Until the Industrial Revolution, the birthday celebration was not allowed to have, by a common man. The integral birthday celebrations and cakes were beyond their reach. But, now, the revolution has changed everything and now, the birthday can be celebrated by every individual in their own way.
Happy Birthdays are the best time to express your love and happiness to your friends or family. When it comes to celebrating a birthday of your friend, you want to do more as everyone knows that a friend will be always there with you every time you need them. So, the birthdays are the time to show your true love and appreciation to your beloved friends.