Learn about Valentine’s Day.

I bet you do not know that “Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.”

Go on over to get Valentine’s Day – Facts, Origin, Meaning & Videos – History courtesy of History.com.


About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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2 Responses to Learn about Valentine’s Day.

  1. cwmartin13 says:

    Raised a Catholic, You lose that bet, lol!


    • Well, Chris,
      I did figure that you would know, as would many of my good other Catholic friends, as well as some good Protestants. I am surprised at the number of people who are not familiar with the entire backstory of St. Valentine’s Day.


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