Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. Valentine’s Day is coming soon and the obligatory exchange of roses, chocolates, dinner and date rituals begins. Valentine’s day the day of lovers, partners and friends. Are you also celebrate this day? Yes, but how much you know about Valentine Day! Want to know? Here’s the list of Interesting Facts About Valentine Day.
Facts About Valentine Day
# The most popular theory about Valentine’s Day origin is that Emperor Claudius II didn’t want Roman men to marry during wartime. Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and performed secret weddings. For this, Valentine was jailed and executed. While in jail he wrote a note to the jailor’s daugter signing it “from your Valentine”.
# Every year, at Least 36 Million heart shaped Boxes of chocolates ares sold On Valentine`s Day.
# On average, men spend double the amount of money on Valentine`s Day gifts than women spend. The average amount a man spends is $130.
# There are approximately 50 million roses given on Valentine`s Day around the world.
# Valentine`s Day is the second most popular day of the year for sending cards and approximately 1 billion Valentine`s Day cards exchanged every year in the U.S. alone.
# Based on retail statistics, about 3 per cent of pet owners will give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets.
# In Finland Valentine’s Day is called Ystävänpäivä, which translates into “Friend’s day”. It’s more about remembering your buddies than your loved ones.
# Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day in the late 1800s.
# 220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year.
Before celebrating this Valentine’s share Facts About Valentine Day with your loved one.