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International History: St. Patrick's Day

Posted on: March 17, 2019
Tags: History, Saint Patrick, Saint, Catholic Church, Ireland, on this day

On this day in 1631, the Catholic Church established a Feast Day honoring St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, who'd died in the mid-400s. As the legend goes, St. Patrick's name was Maewyn Succat and when he was 16, Irish pirates attacked his family's

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