Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is when we celebrate love. People all around the world, will give each other Valentine's Day cards and presents.

Valentine’s Day is thought to have started in 270 AD under the rule of Roman Emperor Claudius ll.

Bishop Valentine went against the Emperor's rules and married couples in secret, he was arrested and executed on February 14th.

Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by children, mum's and wives.

In the Middle Ages, young men and women picked names from a bowl to see who their valentines would be. They would wear the name of their valentine on their sleeves for 1 week!

King Henry the 7th of England declared St. Valentine’s Day a holiday in 1537.

The first box of chocolates made for Valentine’s Day was made by Richard Cadbury in the 1800′s.

Cupid was the son of Venus, the Roman Goddess of love and Mercury, the Roman messenger God.

According to legend Cupid would shoot arrows tipped with love to make couples.

The red rose was the flower of Venus, the Roman Goddess of Love.

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