Happy Valentine’s day

Happy Valentine’s day from everyone here at Dragondrop. I hope you all are having a wonderful day and someone out there has made you smile.

 

Here is a note of 8 things that happened on February 14th in history;

1. 270 – St. Valentine is beheaded

2. 1895 – Oscar Wilde’s final play, The Importance of Being Earnest, opens at the St. James’ Theatre in London

3. 1912 – Arizona becomes the 48th state of America

4. 1929 – The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurs – gunmen in the suspected employment of organised-crime boss Al Capone murder seven members of the George ‘Bugs’ Moran North Siders gang in a garage in Chicago

5. 1929 – Sir Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin. After leaving a plate of staphylococcus bacteria uncovered, he noticed that a mold that had fallen on the culture had killed many of the bacteria.

6. 1945 – Thousands of bombs destroy Dresden

7. 1951 – Kevin Keegan is born

8. 1984 – British figure skating couple Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skate off with a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo after dancing to Ravel’s Bolero

 

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