Ten Interesting Facts about Valentine’s Day

With the Valentine day approaching, a lot of you must be planning on how to celebrate the day and surprise your partner by giving gifts or chocolates and making it their day. The Valentine Day is celebrated every year on the 14th of February. It is a day to celebrate love which can be with anyone. A lot of people go out for Romantic dinner, buy presents for their loved ones, and celebrate it with so much of love and joy. It was a custom started in the early days, which is now celebrated across the Universe.  Apart from the love there are few amazing facts that you should know about the Valentine day. Here is the list of ten interesting facts about Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day

History behind the Valentine’s Day:

It was during the war time, when Emperor Claudis II did not want the Roman men to get married. And then the brave man called Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and he married secretly, and as a result he was prisoned and executed, and from the jail prison he wrote a letter to his loved one who was the daughter of the jailor, and signed is as from your valentine. Since, then this day has been celebrated as the Valentine day.

Number of red roses used on this day:

Rose was the favourite flower of the Roman goddess. In the United States, 189 millions of roses are purchased on the Valentine days, of which, 73% are men and the remaining 27% are women.

Most of the gifts are purchased by women:

During the week of valentine day, a lot of gifts are sold and people buy a lot of things for their loved and dear ones, of which, 85 percent of the total gifts are purchased by women alone and the remaining are purchased by the other members of the society, the women indeed believes in making the day a special one for you by surprising you with the gifts.

Guess who receives the most number of cards or gifts on Valentine’s Day:

Teachers are the ones who receives the most number of cards and gifts on the valentine day from their students and their loved ones. Of course, they deserve it.

Number of people proposing on the Valentine’s day:

There are approximately 22,000 wedding proposals on the valentine day, and most of them are successful. It is great day to speak your heart up to your loved ones and if you really love the person, then there is nothing better than proposing him/her.

Juliet still receives letter from the people:

Every year on 14th February, the Italian city, Verona, which was the place of the most renowned and famous lovers Romeo and Juliet, receives a least 1000 letter every year that are addressed to Juliet.

The phrase wearing your heart on sleeves is a real phrase:

We have heard it a lot of times, and it is indeed a real phrase and it has its own variations and stories that differ from each other.

Cadbury acts the synonyms for the Valentine’s day:

On Valentine day, Richard Cadbury, made a box of Cadbury for his loved one and packed it in a heart box, and he did not stop there, he painted and decorated the box in his own styles making it look more beautiful and people in US spend a minimum of 1 billion dollars on chocolates on this day.

People buy cards for their pets:

On Valentine day, a lot of people in the US buy cards for their pets as well, showing them love and care.

Valentine’s Day is declared as a holiday:

14th February, St. Valentine Day is declared as a holiday for the singles, which totally is different from the valentine day and it is a day for all the singles.

Manoj Mehra, a blogger and co-founder of Blazed Story, He always tries to share top 10 lists for India and worldwide to increase The knowledge of internet users.
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