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  • Valentine's Day

  • Valentine's Day began in 270 AD when the Roman Emperor Claudius II didn't want men to marry during wartime because he believes single men made better soldiers.

  • When Bishop Valentine went against he wishes and performed secret wedding ceremonies, he was jailed and later executed on February 14th.

  • Behind Christmas Valentine's Day is the single largest seasonal card sending occasion.

  • Teachers receive the most Valentine's Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, and then, sweethearts.

  • Women purchase approximately eighty-five percent of all guests.

  • The red rose was the favorite flower of venus, the Roman goddess of love.

  • The color red stands for strong romantic feelings making the red rose the flower of love.

  • Seventy-three percent of flowers bond on 10 share purchase payment while women only contribute to the other 27 percent.

  • Worldwide, over 50 million roses are given for Valentine's Day each year.

  • Over one billion dollars worth of chocolate was purchased for the day in the US.

  • More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.

  • Each year the city of Verona, Italy receives more than thousand Valentine's address to Shakespeare's Juliet.

  • More than 9 million pet owners buy gifts for their pets.

  • It is estimated that fifteen percent of the women in the US to receive flowers for Valentine's Day send them to themselves.

  • Narrated by Dorian Douglas animated by Andrew Preston, and music by Primos me how each.

Valentine's Day

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