7. Martin Luther may have invented the Christmas Tree
German theologian and founder of Protestantism, Martin Luther, may have been the first person to decorate a Christmas Tree.
The story goes, that he was walking in the woods and loved the beauty of all of the shiny stars int he sky. He decided that from a distance they looke dlike tree branches. So he cut down a small tree and took it home. He placed small candles on the branches of the tree and the Christmas Tree was born.