FUN FACTS ABOUT VALENTINE'S DAY!
2/14/2018 8:09:04 AM
Valentine's Day is finally here!
Here are a few fun facts:
- The day dedicated to love and romance historically originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus.
- By the 18th century, the celebration had evolved with patrons in England exchanging flowers or greeting cards which became known as ''valentines.''
- By the 20th century, Valentine's Day had become a massive marketing tool.
- According to the National Retail Federation, in 2016 People in North America spent around $19.7 billion on Valentine's Day gifts/cards/activities.
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