Thursday, February 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: Valentine Who?

Valentines Day is obviously named after Saint Valentine. Ironically little is known about St. Valentine except his name and that he died on the Via Flaminia road near Rome. Almost everything else about his life is debated and uncertain. 

13 comments:

de engineur said...

and that is why it doesnt really matter if i say "I love you" to my wife today or any other day.

DWei said...

Yeah that is ironic considering he is one of the most well-known saints.

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Interesting.. Have a happy Valentine day.. Ciaooo...

Pat Hatt said...

Get's his own day with no info, that's impressive.

JJ said...

but he still has a day in the calendar with his name where people celebrate love.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

The mysterious saint...

Karen Baldwin said...

Hallmark sure knew how to capitalize on this saint.

Dana said...

Very strange.

Anna-Alina said...

Nice fact for this day! Happy Valentine's day, Adam!

jaybird said...

Interesting fact, as always, Adam.

Happy Valentine's Day!

MEcoy said...

well thats is quite interesting and mysterious too

A Beer for the Shower said...

And yet he's the face of this holiday. Go figure.

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