The Top 10 Amazing Facts About Valentine’s Day

Feb 14, every year celebrates Saint Valentine’s Day, commonly known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of St. Valentine. This is a working day in most of them, but it remains, is celebrated in many country clubs around the world. Every February 14, across the United States and the world, candy, and other locations around flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine.
As a small gift, chocolate, flowers, and beautiful card exchange tokens of the past, sweethearts love. Today, Valentine’s Day is not only romantic love, but the kind of love of family and friends, including an increase to cover.
Most of you know that Valentine’s Day should be a day to declare your love. Here are a few of the Valentine’s Day you may not know.

1. Most Celebrated Holiday

Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 every year. This is a working day in most of them, but it remains, is celebrated in many country clubs around the world. This is the second festival celebrated throughout the world for most New Year’s Day. The Valentine’s Day is the second most popular card-giving holiday (Christmas is more popular).

2. Three St. Valentine’s

Original Valentine’s Day
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3. Actual Valentine’s

According to legend it was St. Valentine himself who sent the first valentine in the form of a letter to his jailer’s blind daughter with whom he had fallen in love. Just before he was put to death at the hands of King Claudius II for marrying the kings soldiers without the king’s permission he penned a note to his love and signed it: From your Valentine.

4. Romantic Love Day

The day was first associated with romantic love in the circle of
Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly
love flourished. By the 15th century, it had evolved into an occasion in
which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers,
offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as
“valentines”).

5. First Valentine’s

It is believed that a mount Holyoke college student by the name of Ester Howland created the first lace valentine in the United States from lace, ribbon and colorful pictures. She has become known as the Mother of the Valentine.

6. Valentine’s Symbol

Valentine’s Day symbols that are used today include the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of the winged Cupid. Since the 19th century, handwritten valentines have given way to mass-produced greeting cards.
Red hearts are a ubiquitous Valentine symbol. Red is traditionally associated with the color of blood. At one time, people thought that the heart, which pumps blood, was the part of the body that felt love. In fact, when the Egyptians mummified their dead for burial, they removed every organ but the heart because they believed the heart was the only part of the body necessary for the trip through eternity.

7. True Love Knot

A True Love Knot, or Endless Knot of Love, was a very popular Valentine in England and the U.S. in the seventeenth century. As their name implies, these Valentines were drawn as a knot and could be read from any line and still make sense.

8. Flying Robin

It was getting married to a woman saw a robin flying eleven idea on Valentine’s Day will be a sailor. A bird bird he saw he would end up marrying a poor and live a happy life, so when he saw a goldfinch after he had to marry a man was a millionaire . So do they just had a marriage that can surprise.

9. Greeting Cards

It was once believed that if a woman saw a flying robin on Valentine’s
day she would end up getting married to a sailor. If a sparrow was the
bird she saw she would end up marrying a man that was poor and live a
happy life, if she saw a goldfinch then she was to marry a man that was a
millionaire. One can only wonder who she would marry if she saw a crow.

10. Valentine’s Gifts

It is estimated that 15% of women in America who send Valentine’s Day flowers for themselves. Tell any figures they were married, in a relationship, how many of you.
More than 9 million pet owners buy gifts for their pets for Valentine’s Day. Now that may be true favorite puppies.
Teachers and Valentine cards any more, even the children receive. Americans 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards exchanged every year!
More than 650 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged by children aged 6 to 10 years. Led to the most Valentine’s Day cards are purchased in the last 6 days

 

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