From History.com: “On February 14around the year 278A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed.” Read more at link.
Matthew A. McIntosh So we have some saying nominating and appointing a Supreme Court Justice in an election year is either unprecedented or somehow so unusual as to simply require it wait. Is it, now? Let’s see about that. 1796 – Samuel Chase: Election year with John Adams v. Thomas Jefferson (see below for details). […]