Who was St. Patrick?

Who was Saint Patrick?

St. Patrick's Day is the celebration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and Irish culture in general. But who is St. Patrick? St. Patrick is the...
Daylight Savings Time Clock

Why do we have daylight saving time?

According to Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time, the first daylight saving time policy began in Germany...
Why are there only 28 days in February?

Why does February (usually) only have 28 days?

You can thank the ancient Romans and their superstitions for February sometimes only having 28 days. Though records of early Roman calendars are hard to...
Valentines Day

Why is it called Valentine’s Day?

The origins of Valentine’s Day are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that February has historically been celebrated as a month of romance...
Groundhog

What is Groundhog Day and where did it come from?

Groundhog day has its origins in an ancient Celtic festival called Imbolc, which was held on each year on February 1st.

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