Tag: "History"

Why There are Seven Days in a Week?

Why There are Seven Days in a Week?

A period of seven days constitutes one week, a historical division of time, considered to be of Hebrew origin. In divine scriptures too, there is a mention of seven days of week. Seven days a week is also a division of lunar calendar, probably based on the divine idea of creation of the universe in […]

Why We Celebrate Flag Day?

Why We Celebrate Flag Day?

The Americans got independence from the Britain in the final quarter of 18th century a year later and tailored their flag by introducing “stars and stripes” in the flag, hence an adaptation of the former British flag that resembled in the color scheme but with a different pattern altogether. Early flags in the American colonies […]

Why We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Why We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick is famously known as the Patron saint of Ireland. The advent of this man to the earth is regarded as having come to Christianize a large number of pagans. From his early hood, he got kidnapped and made to settle in Ireland where pagan tradition was on full swings. The pagan tradition takes […]

Why We Celebrate Memorial Day?

Why We Celebrate Memorial Day?

The commemoration of Memorial Day is held for paying homage to all those soldiers who had given their lives in war, battles and even in peace to safeguard our national integrity. It is morally obligatory on us to remember those who have sacrificed their lives for us. We in discharge of our moral duty ought […]