With the day for green beer approaching fast, it’s high time you looked at the real St. Patrick’s Day history. This infographic provides important dates and facts in the telling of St. Patrick’s Day history. This is a useful infographic since most people who celebrate St. Patrick’s Day simply participate because it’s fun and easy, not necessarily because they know where it came from.
St. Patrick was born in 395 A.D. in Scotland and later kidnapped at 16 to be put to work in the hills of Ireland tending sheep. Four years later, St. Patrick escaped and returned to Great Britain. St. Patrick had a dream once he reached Great Britain, which showed the Irish people begging him to come back to them. So he studied to become a Catholic priest and returned to Ireland in 433 A.D.
Historic St. Patrick’s Infographics
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Published: Feb 20, 2013 • References: visualoop.tumblr