Valentine's Day Fun

Valentine's Day Fun

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Effects of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Gangster

The St. Valentine’s Day massacre was a killing of seven people on St. Valentine’s Day. Al Capone was responsible for these deaths. He sent a team of four men to kill his rival “Bugs” Moran and his men. Two of the four dressed as cops and lined the men up against the wall of a […]

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Who is Responsible for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

Old Police Car

Before we get into who is responsible for the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, let’s talk about what it was. The St. Valentine’s Day massacre was an executioner style shooting of seven people, using sub-machine guns. It occurred on Valentine’s Day in 1929, which is why it is referred to as the St. Valentine’s Day massacre. […]

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How to Spell Valentine’s Day

Heart Candy

Valentine’s Day is a holiday where you are able to celebrate in the love you have for another person in your life. Chances are this person is your significant other, spouse, partner, lover, friend, parent, child, brother, sister, etc. A “Valentine” can be anyone that you care about and has been able to touch your […]

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The Story Behind the Coming About of Valentine’s Day

Angel

Every February, across the country, there is an exchange of candy, flowers, and cards between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But many may still ask who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? The history of Valentine’s Day and its patron saint has always been shrouded in […]

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What Flowers Say on Valentine’s Day

Roses

Flowers have meaning, and on Valentine’s Day, when you give someone a bunch of flowers, the flowers you choose can convey a message, good or bad. Thus, understanding the meaning of the flowers you choose can help you send the message that you intend to send. The following are some great flowers to send for […]

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How Valentine’s Day Came About

Dictionary Definition of Love

Even though Saint Valentine died over 1,700 years ago we are still sending Valentines today. It seems that just as soon as the stores put away their Christmas merchandise, out comes the Valentine’s Day items even though Valentine’s is still more than six weeks away. It also seems to take many shoppers by surprise to […]

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What is the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre?

Burning Love

When most people think of Valentine’s Day they think of love, however, in 1929, Valentine’s Day was the date of a mob-related killing now referred to as The Saint Valentine’s Day massacre. This shooting killed seven people. It came as a result of a Prohibition Era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago, Illinois. […]

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Order of Events of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Mark the Date

The St. Valentine’s Day massacre was a killing of seven people executioner style on Valentine’s Day in 1929. Let’s take a look at the order and unfolding of events that surround that day: It starts with the planning: Al Capone and his men put a plan together to kill mob boss of another family, “Bugs” […]

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Who is Saint Valentine?

Cupid Statue

Saint Valentine (also known as Valentinus) refers to one of several martyred saints of ancient Rome. The feast of Saint Valentine was always celebrated on February 14 by the Roman Catholic Church until a revised calendar was issued in 1969, due to the Second Vatican Council. It is now celebrated largely as a secular holiday […]

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The History of Valentine’s Day

Hearts in the Sand

Every February, across the country, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine, yet many may wonder why? Who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? The actual history of Valentine’s Day and its patron saint is still shrouded in mystery. Historians do […]

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