Today it is the Day the International of Libro promulgated by UNESCO, commemorating the death of three great writers:Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare and Garcilaso of the Fertile valley. From 1964, this day it officially stayed instituted as the Day of Libro for all the countries of Castilian and Portuguese language. In addition, in 1993, the then European Community proclaimed, it like European Day of Libro. Finally, UNESCO decided, in 1995, to fix the 23 of April for the celebration of the World-wide Day of Libro. The Day the International of Libro will be commemorated in the Galician Community at the same time as the 125 anniversary of the death of Rosala de Castro. The day of Sant Jordi is custom in Catalonia that the men give a rose to his wifves, and the women a book to the men by reference to the popular legend according to which in territories of Capadocia, although popularly speech of Montblanc, was a Dragoon that attacked matador and wreck to the kingdom. The town decided that to avoid the attacks they would give a person every day to be devoured by the dragoon and thus to avoid damages majors.
Every day a drawing was made and it was sent to this person to the cave of the dragoon. A day of the drawing left the name the princess, who was walking until the guarida one of the dragoon and when she was going this one it to devour appeared San Jorge she rescued and it. San Jorge killed to the Dragoon nailing to him the sword in the heart and from the blood that flowed a rose was born.