August 2 Saints of the Day – Basil the Blessed and Pope Stephen I

On this day in 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was passed in the United States, rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal. This was loudly protested by manufacturers of snack foods, but to no avail. Basil the Blessed, Fool for Christ (1468 – 1552) was born in the portico of the Elokhov Church,… Continue reading August 2 Saints of the Day – Basil the Blessed and Pope Stephen I