Valentines day history facts. More than a hallmark holiday valentines day like. Passing out valentines is a 600 year old tradition. Valentines day is a romantic holiday celebrated each year on february 14.
Think naked romans paganism and whips what does it cost. On average men spend double the amount of money on valentines day gifts than women spend. The most popular theory about valentines days origin is that emperor claudius ii didnt want roman men to marry during wartime.
Bishop valentine went against his wishes and performed secret weddings. And why do we fall for it year after year. This day honored the gods lupercus and faunus as well as the legendary founders of rome romulus and remus.
On valentines day every year there are at least 36 million heart shape boxes of chocolates sold. 5 the origin of valentines day is traced back to the ancient roman celebration of lupercalia which was held on february 15. Interesting valentines day facts.
Where did valentines day come from. Each year kids in classrooms across america hand out valentines day cards to their classmates. Valentine valentines day quotes and the history of valentines day.