Okay…you know that you are supposed to give red roses, candy, jewelry, etc. to the one you love on February 14th each year. But how much do you know about St. Valentine’s Day? The answers to the questions are at the bottom so don’t scroll down until you have answered all of the questions.
1. Which Roman god is one of the symbols of St. Valentine’s Day?
2. Who was St. Valentine?
a) A Roman historian
b) A Roman Legionnaire
c) A priest in Rome
d) A Roman senator
3. Which one of these famous men were NOT born on St. Valentine’s Day?
a) Gregory Hines
b) Jimmy Hoffa
c) Fred Astaire
d) Jack Benny
4. Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a day of love but on St. Valentines Day in 1929 there was a mob war that is called the “St. Valentines Day Massacre”. What were the names of the two mob bosses whose men were involved in the massacre?
a) Charlie Luciano and Bugsy Siegel
b) Pauolo Gambini and Don Corleone
c) Al Capone and Bugs Moran
d) Al Capone and John Gotti
5. What flower is the traditional Valentine’s Day flower?
a) White Roses
c) Red Roses
d) Orange Blossoms
c. Cupid is the correct answer.
c. A priest in Rome is the correct answer.
c. Fred Astaire is the correct answer. (He was born on May 10, 1899)
c. Al Capone and Bugs Moran is the correct answer. (Are you seeing a pattern here?)
c. Red Roses is the correct answer.