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Dates of "2. Weihnachtstag" (2nd Day of Christmas, St Stefanus Day)

In Western Christianity, December 26 is called "St. Stephen's Day", the "feast of Stephen" [St Stefanus Day] mentioned in the English Christmas carol "Good King Wenceslas". It is a public holiday in many nations that were historically Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran: Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, UK (where it is also called "Boxing Day"), Ireland, Italy, Germany, Finland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Readings: Epistle: Titus. 3: 4-7 / Acts 6: 8-15 & 7: 55-60; Gospel: Matthew 23: 35-39 / Luke 2: 15-20

Dates in the Lifetime of J.S. Bach

All dates are in ISO 8601 format: YYYY-MM-DD.
Abbreviations of German weekdays: Sonntag, Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag, Freitag, Samstag.

1685-12-26 Mi
1686-12-26 Do
1687-12-26 Fr
1688-12-26 So
1689-12-26 Mo
1690-12-26 Di
1691-12-26 Mi
1692-12-26 Fr
1693-12-26 Sa
1694-12-26 So
1695-12-26 Mo
1696-12-26 Mi
1697-12-26 Do
1698-12-26 Fr
1699-12-26 Sa
1700-12-26 So
1701-12-26 Mo
1702-12-26 Di
1703-12-26 Mi
1704-12-26 Fr
1705-12-26 Sa
1706-12-26 So
1707-12-26 Mo
1708-12-26 Mi
1709-12-26 Do
1710-12-26 Fr
1711-12-26 Sa
1712-12-26 Mo
1713-12-26 Di
1714-12-26 Mi
1715-12-26 Do
1716-12-26 Sa
1717-12-26 So
1718-12-26 Mo
1719-12-26 Di
1720-12-26 Do
1721-12-26 Fr
1722-12-26 Sa
1723-12-26 So - Cantata BWV 40 Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes (1st performance, Leipzig)
1724-12-26 Di - Cantata BWV 121 Christum wir sollen loben schon (1st performance, Leipzig)
1725-12-26 Mi - Cantata BWV 57 Selig ist der Mann (1st performance, Leipzig)
1726-12-26 Do
1727-12-26 Fr
1728-12-26 So
1729-12-26 Mo
1730-12-26 Di
1731-12-26 Mi
1732-12-26 Fr
1733-12-26 Sa
1734-12-26 So - Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (1st performance, Leipzig)
1735-12-26 Mo
1736-12-26 Mi
1737-12-26 Do
1738-12-26 Fr
1739-12-26 Sa
1740-12-26 Mo
1741-12-26 Di
1742-12-26 Mi
1743-12-26 Do
1744-12-26 Sa
1745-12-26 So
1746-12-26 Mo
1747-12-26 Di
1748-12-26 Do
1749-12-26 Fr
1750-12-26 Sa

 

(1725-1730) - Cantata BWV 121 Christum wir sollen loben schon (2nd performance, Leipzig)
(1746-1750) - Cantata BWV 40 Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes (2nd performance, Leipzig)

 

Sundays and Holidays in the Lifetime of J.S. Bach

Prepared by Dr. Georg Fischer (April 2007), Aryeh Oron (March 2010)
Contributed by Dr. Georg Fischer (March 2010)

Please direct any questions or comments to: Dr. Georg Fischer

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Discussions: Events in the Lutheran Church Year: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Readings from the Bible

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