5 Fun Facts for St. Patrick’s Day
Every year, on March 17, tens of millions of Americans will get together with family and friends to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. All across the country, people will enjoy sights such as the Chicago River being dyed green, the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and more.
To join in the fun, Floyd Lee Locums searched for interesting facts about how St. Patty’s came to be. Impress your loved ones by teaching them something new about this much celebrated day!
History – Originating in the early 17th century, the day commemorates Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
Colors – Green only became associated with the holiday much more recently. The Order of St. Patrick and Ireland were actually known historically for blue.
Fun – About 1 in every 4 people celebrating plan to spend a little time at their local pub. In fact, the national bar tab is well over $250 million by bar time.
Religion – The three-leafed shamrock, now notoriously Irish, was actually how St. Patrick explained the Holy Trinity.
Luck – But keep your eyes peeled! Your chances of finding a four-leaf clover are 1 in 10,000.
This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday. That means there will be even more festivals, food and fun across the nation. Whatever you decide to do, Floyd Lee Locums wishes you a safe and enjoyable holiday with those you care about.
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