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The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre The infamous St. Valentine’s Day massacre occurred on February 14, 1929 on Chicago’s North Side. It was the result of a Prohibition era dispute between Al Capone’s South Side Italian Gang and Bugs Moran’s North … Continue reading

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The History of Valentine’s Day Cards

The History of Valentines Day Cards The oldest Valentine note still in existence dates to the early 1400s. Following his capture at the Battle of Agincourt, Charles, the Duke of Orleans, sent a love poem to his wife from his … Continue reading

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The History of Valentine’s Day

The History of Valentine’s Day Like many of our modern holidays, Valentine’s day is a mix of Christian and pagan traditions. There actually are three saints named Valentine (Valentinus) currently recognized by the Roman Catholic Church. All three lived in … Continue reading

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