SEVERAL nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint celebrate on April 23, which is this Saturday. St George is famous for ‘slaying’ a dragon to save a princess, according to legend. In
In Calatonia this day is also known as the Day of the Rose or the Day of the Book and is celebrated in a similar manner to Valentines Day with some unique twists; while men gave women roses, women would give men a book according to the saying ‘a rose for love and a book forever’.
Other countries that celebrate include