July 24 Saints of the Day – Boris & Gleb and Christina of Tyre

On this date in 1487, the citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands, went on strike against a ban on foreign beer. No, not PBR. Boris and Gleb (d. 1015) were sons of Vladimir, Enlightener of Russia. They were baptized as Romanus and David, but everybody calls them Boris and Gleb because “Gleb” is such a great name.… Continue reading July 24 Saints of the Day – Boris & Gleb and Christina of Tyre